WENIPS was established and inaugurated on December 8, 1997 as the first of 11 Private Sector Development Promotion Centres under the GoU and UNDP country cooperation framework (CCF I: 1997-2000). At that time support through UNDP/GoU was 100% and covered all costs. Under CCF II (2001-2006) with the UNDP policy shift WENIPS was re-profiled and incorporated on April, 4 2004 as a limited company by guarantee without share capital. The organization became a company with 24 subscribers or members. Members of WENIPS are: 7 District Governments of West Nile region, 7 SACCOs, 2 Business Associations, 1 Technical School, 3 NGOs, 1 Women Organization and 4 other. WENIPS is the principal private sector agent in the region and is well known for its services in MF & SME promotion. To be a leading promoter of private sector led growth and Development, and an effective hub for public private dialogue in West Nile of Uganda and beyond is the aspiration of WENIPS.