The Birimian x OBA partnership aims to facilitate the financing of the working capital needs of brands and actors working to promote cultural excellence in Côte d’Ivoire, through renewable loans with conditions adapted to the specificities of the activity of creative entrepreneurs.
The first cohort of companies benefiting from this partnership is mainly composed of brands operating in the fields of high-end ready-to-wear, premium jewelry and accessories, and gastronomy with a focus on transmitting “the ivorian artisanat d’exception”. Among the companies financed are emblematic brands of the Ivorian high-end design sector such as Yalerri, Ysand, Olivia Perez, and Ibrahim Fernandez.
This program, which focuses on access to finance, enables the financial inclusion of many actors along their value chain and will be deployed in other African countries. Birimian also provides capacity-building services to beneficiaries through the mobilization of its extensive network of experts.