Vital Capital, an impact investor in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced the approval of two new loans from its Vital Impact Relief Facility (VIRF), which was launched last year to help fundamentally sound African businesses navigate short-term challenges.

The two loans were made to Sollatek, a manufacturer of solar and voltage control products, and Privamnuts, a macadamia nut processor and exporter which is leading the modernisation of the macadamia industry in Kenya.

The solar a...