BDB & Tamkeen Finance

In collaboration with Tamkeen, Bahrain Development Bank provides soft financing programs for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in accordance with the provisions of Islamic Sharia’a. Tamkeen offers access to finance through applicable programs for eligible applicants, including by subsidizing a percentage of the loan profit.

Key programs include:

  • Start your Business

    This program is designed to support new enterprises that are establishing or have established within the last three years to build their businesses. The program aims to foster entrepreneurship and increase productivity and innovation by providing early-stage businesses with solutions that cater to their requirements.

  • Go Digital

    This program is designed to encourage and support businesses to adopt and leverage relevant digital technologies to advance their business models and unlock greater productivity and flexibility.

  • Business Growth

    This program is designed to encourage the growth of existing enterprises through targeted support solutions for objectives such as overseas market expansion, franchising, new product/service lines, local expansion, and export.

  • Business Turnaround

    This program is designed to provide enterprises that are struggling temporarily with access to financing and a solid recovery plan to develop and implement a strategy to turnaround their business building on previous success.

How can apply for the programs?

You can apply to the programs through Tamkeen’s website, where additional details can be found on Tamkeen’s various support programs.

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