Funding Requests

Could your project improve the quality of people’s lives?

By providing local currency credit solutions, we are making infrastructure development an attractive asset class for local currency investors. If your proposal meets the requirements of the PIDG investment policy, contributes to the local economy and makes a positive impact on local people’s lives, we would like to hear from you.

Our investment criteria


Investment size and tenor

The guarantee cover available from GuarantCo for a single transaction is between USD 5 million to USD 50 million or the equivalent amount in local currency. We will not typically cover more than 50 percent of the total debt of the project or corporate and can cover senior and subordinated debt but not equity. The maximum tenor is 20 years.


Contingent credit solutions

GuarantCo can provide a variety of contingent credit solutions. In addition, we can provide other solutions depending on individual project requirements.

  • Partial credit guarantees
  • Liquidity extension guarantees
  • EPC guarantees
  • Portfolio guarantees
  • Framework guarantee

Including: Partial credit guarantees / Liquidity extension guarantees / EPC guarantees / Portfolio guarantees / Framework guarantee


Social and environmental impact

All projects supported by GuarantCo must comply with:

Environmental and social policies and procedures (IFC performance standards)

PIDG code of conduct

Anticorruption and integrity policies and procedures


Eligible countries
GuarantCo is able to support projects in lower income countries as listed in the DAC List of ODA recipients.


Eligible sectors

In general, GuarantCo can support the construction of new facilities or the expansion or refurbishment of existing facilities. In addition, we can support the refinancing of existing facilities where cross-border debt is replaced by local financing.


Power / Energy

Water, sewage and sanitation

Water, sewage and sanitation



Bulk storage / logistics facilities

Bulk storage / logistics facilities

Digital communications infrastructure

Digital communications infrastructure

Gas transportation, distribution and storage

Gas transportation, distribution and storage

Agriculture supporting infrastructure

Agriculture supporting infrastructure

Social infrastructure

Social infrastructure



What to do next?

If you believe that you have a viable project which fits within our Investment policy, please complete the form below.

For specific regional enquiries please contact:

Nishant Kumar

Managing Director


Samuel Chasia

Director, Business Development


Tola Odukomaiya

Investment Director

North, West and Francophone Africa




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