Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited , a fintech company has pledged to provide loans to stimulate the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and business start-ups in Ghana.
Richard Nii Armah Quaye, Founder and Board Chairman of Quick Credit, made this pledge during the company’s 2022 end-of-year get-together held in Accra.
Mr. Quaye reaffirmed the company’s commitment to enhancing the growth of the Ghanaian economy by assisting SMEs with the Quick Credit’s unique loan services.
“The company’s key focus is to support startups and businesses with equity financing. The business has so far funded over 30 startups and businesses with over 50 million Ghana cedis,” the board chairman added.
He said the company’s ultimate aim was to become Ghana’s leading credit service provider, and beyond that, “providing recognized excellent service to our valued clients in order to enhance sustainability and mutual growth.”
The annual get-together was under the theme: “Empowering Livelihoods and Consolidating Our Gains Amidst Economic Challenges – The Role of the Employee In 2022.”
According to Mr. Quaye, 2022 is a very difficult year for the economy of the nation, one that had an impact on all Ghanaians as well as businesses, workers, and consumers due to the collapse of the national currency.
Despite these obstacles, he claimed that the management and staff’s dedication and hard work allowed the company to meet all of its goals for the year 2022.
He warned the staff to be ready for enormous challenges the following year since 2023 might be much more difficult than 2022.
He claims that the totally Ghanaian-owned business employs close to 1,500 people and provides services to more than 200,000 SME companies throughout the 16 regions of the nation.
Mr. Quaye who also doubles as the CEO of Quick Angels Limited, said Quick Angels had successfully built over 25 world-class brands such as burger king, Doughman foods, Sankofa natural spices, Coli network, Benjie, duke rice, and ridge medical center in Ghana and other parts of Africa employing over 3000 direct staff across brands only in Ghana.
Quick Credit is the largest micro-credit business in Ghana operating in all 16 regions with many awards to its credit.