Accessible Development Finance

Easy access to finance in an efficient and sustainable way, to SMME's throughout South Africa..

Best Service &
Expertise

sefa’s focus is the financing needs of SMMEs and Co-operatives. The agency is committed to providing them with the best service and expertise.

Responsiveness,
Innovation & Creativity

Our commitment to development of SMMEs & Cooperatives helps us to be innovative and creative.

Direct loans of R50 000
up to R5-milion

SMMEs and Co-operatives can access finance through regional offices, sefa co-location offices and satellite offices nationally.

Our Services

Access to finance is one of the biggest hurdles to small businesses in South Africa and in response to this sefa provides assistance to build sustainable businesses, through repayable loans.

sefa offers loans through direct and wholesale lending from R500 up to R5-million. Amongst the products we offer are...

  •   Asset finance
  •   Bridging loan
  •   Term loan
  •   Co-operatives
  •   Credit guarantee scheme
  •   Land reform facility

Why Choose sefa

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Do you qualify for finance?

sefa considers all applications for finance, however, you must have a business plan. Check our list ...

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Do you qualify for finance?
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Learn about sefa Direct Lending products

sefa has two lending divisions — direct and wholesale — which have different facilities, offering su...

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Learn about sefa Direct Lending products
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Learn about sefa Wholesale Lending products

sefa provides financial products and services to qualifying small, medium and micro enterprises and ...

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Learn about sefa Wholesale Lending products
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How sefa makes an impact

sefa’s impact is seen in the sustainable businesses it has helped to grow, from micro enterprises to...

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How sefa makes an impact
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Our sefa partners

sefa has a number of partners, all integral to the role the agency plays in its clients’ businesses ...

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Our sefa partners
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Want finance?

A small business looking to expand, an entrepreneur wanting to start a business or a person with a p...

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