Kenyan SGBs provide close to 85% of the country’s employment and contribute to 20% of its GDP, making the sector a major contributor to socio-economic development, however the growth of the sector is hampered by poor presentation and a myriad of business challenges such as lack of access to capital, markets, networks and appropriate affordable people & enterprise development solutions.
SFA exists to enact fairer policies that favor the growth of this sector while bridging the gap through collaborative partnerships with our wide network of strategic partners across sectors & geographies.
How It All Started
Founded in 2015 as Profit network, a business mentoring network, we evolved into an association to better represent the business community as a collective voice to promote a sustainable and decent business environment for all to create decent work and end poverty.
SFA is a nationwide partnership of higher education, economic development organizations, chambers and other stakeholders dedicated to promoting a more enabling and sustainable business environment for Small and Growing Business Owners to thrive.
The Association successfully links Kenya’s education system with community outreach to aid in the development and education for people and enterprises to thrive.
As the leading association that provides mentoring, networking, policy and advocacy for MSMEs in Kenya. SFA plays a vital role in Kenya’s economic development initiatives by:
Assisting individuals in all stages of business, from all age emerging entrepreneurs to established businesses looking for growth opportunities.
Working with firms in all business sectors and geographies, we utilise the expertise and resources of some of the most brilliant minds and institutions both locally and abroad.
Accessing the resources of a national network in the 47 Counties and Global accreditation with partner accrediting bodies to deliver outcomes that produce appropriate results.
Building Our Future
Motivated entrepreneurs and emerging business owners have access to our team of professionally certified business advisors and specialists to help accelerate business growth and expansion. Our business advisors bring local businesses access to a network of national impact and resources needed to compete in today’s global marketplace. Additionally, our consultants live and work in the communities in which they serve, giving them the regional knowledge and vested interest to help businesses succeed.
Our Leadership Team
The Leadership Team is responsible for advising, counseling and conferring to ensure the interests of small businesses are represented in promoting a sustainable enabling business environment as well as coordinating efforts and investments in small business development and entrepreneurial support services.