IL3

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IL3

A gene on chromosome 5q31.1 that encodes interleukin-3, a potent growth-promoting cytokine which supports the proliferation of a broad range of haematopoietic cell types. It is involved in an array of cell activities, including cell growth, differentiation and apoptosis. IL-3 also possess neurotrophic activity, and may be linked to neurologic disorders.
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Fund : Through its investment in MCGF II, FMO expects to contribute to growth of the SME sector and thereby to development in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.
So far, 25 guarantees have been issued under MCGF, mobilising over Rs 7 billion for 5 leading MF providers, enabling micro-credit access to around 350,000 new micro borrowers.
SBP has advised all banks/DFIs/MFPs to finalize their funding deals under the MCGF and submit their cases to SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP BSC) for issuance of Guarantee as per procedure envisaged in the revised Guidelines on MCGF.
The MCGF witnessed a steady increase in interest from potential takers.
The MCGF and ISF are part of the GBP 50 million Financial Inclusion Program (FIP) supported by DFID while IAFSF is an endowment fund worth US$20 million under the ADBs Improving Access to Financial Services Program.