Our team comes with a solid foundation in the world of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) development and entrepreneurship. CID works on taking the SME through a full-fledged journey to support SMEs reach their goal. Their journey starts with needs assessment, moving to developing strategies, building capacities as well as connecting SMEs with BDS service providers and helping them receive financial and non-financial services they need. Furthermore, technical assistance to SMEs has included mapping entrepreneurship ecosystems and value chain analysis to assist them in integrating with suppliers and clients.
USAID had a bold ambition to increase girls’ access to primary and preparatory education, and improve literacy and learning rates in Egyptian public schools. In order to do so, CID Consulting worked as part of a consortium led by RTI to implement the Girls Improved Learning Outcomes (GILO) project.
The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) wanted to expand its capacities in lending to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), to sustainably and effectively provide multi-purpose loans to MSMEs across the country.
In recent years, several legislative reforms have taken place targeting an increase in private sector investments in the energy sector. This was followed by presidential decree of electricity reform law No. 87 of 2015 which removed the state’s monopoly over the energy sector. The Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy (MoERE) and the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) then needed to focus on transforming the Holding Company and its nine distribution companies into more customer-centric organizations and creating a comfortable and structured customer experience, which would allow them to effectively compete in an open market.