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Argidius Foundation (Switzerland)


The Argidius Foundation is a Swiss-based charitable foundation that aims to help entrepreneurs to build profitable businesses and contribute to the sustainable development of their communities. 

Their mission is to promote the growth of small and medium sized enterprises (SME) in order to improve the lives of the poor through increased income generation.



They fund projects and organizations that:
•    support business and revenue growth; 
•    are cost effective;
•    involve innovation and reasonable risk; 
•    are scalable or replicable;
•    reflect capable management and a sound approach;
•    have social and/or environmental benefits;
•    have a potential for poverty reduction;
•    include robust partnerships beneficial for project implementation;
•    have a sound exit strategy;
•    have a potential to leverage Argidius’ funding. 


Geographical Eligibility

East Africa