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B5 In Numbers
Grants to MFIs
  • Grants Committed

    $4.9M

  • Grants Disbursed

    $4.4M

Grants to MSEs
  • Applications Received

    3,675

  • Grants Approved

    3,393

  • Grants Committed

    $17M

  • Grants Disbursed

    $14.6M

Applications
Applications Received
Applications Status
Applications From Female Owned or Led MSEs
(out of total applications received)

30%

Through MFI
917
Through Kafalat
183
Applications From Persons with Disability Owned or Led MSEs
(out of total applications received)

24

Applications Received by Zones
Average Number of Employees per MSE
(total and segregate MFIs and Kafalat)
2
Through MFI

1

Through Kafalat

8

Average Recovery Needs Reported by MSEs
(total and segregate MFIs and Kafalat)
$15.6K
Through MFI

$5.7K

Through Kafalat

$73.6K

Grants
Grants Approved
(out of total applications received)

3,393
out of 3,675

Through MFI

2,946

Through Kafalat

447

Average Grants Size

$5K

Through MFI

$4.1K

Through Kafalat

$11.4K

Approved Grants to Female Owned or Led MSEs
(out of Total Approved Grants)

30%

Through MFI

855

Through Kafalat

159

Approved Grants To Persons with Disability Owned or Led MSEs
(out of Total Approved Grants)

1%

Through MFI

15

Through Kafalat

9

Grants by Sector
Tourism
215
Industry
198
Handicrafts
61
Information Technology
43
Trade
1,683
Professions
1,193
Grants by Legal Form of Business
Grants by Type

The B5 Fund is a $25 million Fund, financed by the Lebanese Financing facility (LFF) , a multi-donor trust fund established in December 2020, and managed by the World Bank. The Fund aims to pool grant resources and strengthen the coherence and coordination of financing in support of the immediate socio-economic recovery of vulnerable people and businesses impacted by the Port of Beirut explosion of August 4, 2020.

CONTACT US

For additional information, queries or complaints, please contact Mr. Khalil Attieh, Mr. Jeoffrey Karaa or Mr. Nadim Khreiss

by phone at 01/340992 or 70/182926 or by email at [email protected] and [email protected].

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