Fact Sheet

Here are some of the most relevant facts about the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) Business Support Scheme

His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in line with Ghana’s enhanced response to the Coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic, committed an amount of GH₵600million to support Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the fight against COVID-19.

  1. All Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)* in the formal and informal sectors, affected by the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. MSMEs in growth sectors who require additional capital to expand their business to meet the growing demand for COVID-19 pandemic related goods and services can also apply.

The following target groups are encouraged to apply:

  • Women-owned businesses
  • Persons with disabilities (PWD)

The following target groups are not eligible:

  • Public Sector businesses
  • Not for Profit governmental organizations

*For applicants with more than one business, only one qualifies to access the loan under CAP Business Support Scheme.