HPPI saw the development of an SME Financing Strategy consisting of a Credit Guarantee Scheme, a Mentoring and Coaching Programme, Skills Lending Facility and a Public Venture Capital Fund. HPPII will partner with the private sector to offer an MSME Fund with all four (4) components consolidated with a diversified source of funding. Government has engaged relevant partners with a track record of sourcing funding from the private financial sector as a viable means to meet the empowerment legislation provisions related to enterprise and supplier development for the financial sector. The implementation strategy will be championed by the Namibian Investment Promotion and Development Board and supported by the Development Bank of Namibia. Preliminary findings are expected by Second quarter of the 2021/22 financial year.