MTN supports SMEs in Cameroon
MTN Cameroon has signed a partnership agreement with the Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (APME) in Yaounde. The signing ceremony presided over by a representative of the Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises, Social Economy and Handicrafts (MINPMEESSA), in the presence of Philisiwe SIBIYA, Chief Executive Officer of MTN Cameroon and Jean Marie BADGA, General Manager of APME.
Within the framework of this partnership, MTN Cameroon shall avail its technology and know-how to 20,000 Small and Medium Enterprises operating in Cameroon. The SMEs participating in the programme will benefit from bundled website, professional email addresses and mobile phone as well as data access facilities. In addition, they will receive other products to enhance their financial, personnel and customer management. Moreover, they will have access to a dedicated MTN support team within APME offices across the 10 regions of Cameroon.
The APME on its part, will finance access by enterprises to these solutions at the tune of 50%. “ Our objective is to ensure that all the SMEs participating in this programme become leaders in their respective sectors of activity by valorizing this productive Cameroon that we are all envisaging,” declared Mr. Jean Marie Louis BADGA, General Manager of APME.
“Our wish today is to continue playing a major role in the development of the digital economy which constitutes a major challenge for the sustainable development and emergence of Cameroon,” said Philisiwe SIBIYA, CEO of MTN Cameroon.