NEDCO’s pre-assessment is centered on the entrepreneur’s management capabilities, financial strength, support network, operations and marketing potential. A review of the existing conditions to determine the prospective client’s stage of readiness for financing. Whatever stage the clients are at, NEDCO offers support to help develop their business knowledge and operations. Obtaining a loan from NEDCO also includes after-sale services whereby clients are monitored and assistance is offered for their development and growth. A review of the business’ operations post loan disbursement has proven to be a great tool for building sustainable MSEs.