ENGINE is a multiyear project implemented by TechnoServe with funding from the UK Government through the Department for International Development (DFID) that seeks to equip Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) with the necessary skills and resources to improve their business plans and internal operations, while creating a thriving community of entrepreneurs through increased access to business development services and to financing.

TechnoServe is a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. TechnoServe's work is rooted in the idea that hardworking people can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, TechnoServe believes in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

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The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK Government's fight to end world poverty, and is a committed development partner in Ghana. DFID achieves its goal by ending the need for aid through the creation of jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women, and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

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**Submission closes at 5pm on 10th March 2014**