The Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ) works with the Zambian private sector to support profitable business growth.  We work across three focus sectors that are key to Zambia’s future prosperity:

PEPZ launched the Zambia Business Growth Fund to support and encourage investment in technology and skills through matched funding.

PEPZ also has an Accelerator Fund, managed on its behalf by Kukula Seed.

From 2015-2017, PEPZ held 3 seasons of the Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan Competition.

Private Enterprise Programme Zambia: Profitable growth for business, inclusive growth for Zambia

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  • Metal fabrication success

    Accelerator Fund and Engineering team join forces to bring state-of-the-art metal fabrication services to Solwezi

  • Impact Capital Africa

    Impact Capital Africa
    2019
    Bringing together established, growing Zambian businesses and impact investors
    Are you an established Zambian business looking for scale-up capital?

  • Metal fabrication success

    Accelerator Fund and Engineering team join forces to bring state-of-the-art metal fabrication services to Solwezi

  • PEPZ rises to mining local procurement challenge

    PEPZ chief speaks at Lusaka mining conference, ZIMEC 2017 The recently appointed team leader of the UK aid-funded Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ), James Blewett, spoke on the opening day of the 7th Zambia International Mining and Energy Conference (ZIMEC) which is taking place in Lusaka this week. The theme of Mr Blewett’s speech was … Continue Reading

  • Training transforms family fortunes

    Learning new skills and gaining broader understanding allows mother of 5 to turn unprofitable farming into a successful enterprise

  • AB Bank backs local engineering

    Local engineering firm proposed by AB Bank benefits from business training and mentorship in order to plan for growth

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