Janet Nkubana credits the 2000 passage of the African Growth and Opportunity Act for opening U.S. markets to African entrepreneurs and the government-funded U.S. Africa Development Foundation (USADF) for giving her a grant and training to get her business off the ground more than a decade ago.
“They did not give us free money. But they looked at our company, the potential it had and they invested in us. They looked at the infrastructure and invested in a center for the women,” the Gahaya Links co-founder noted. Read more. Source| Voice of America