This social enterprise in Uganda offers technical advice to small farmers on their cell phones. Four years ago, they saw a good market opportunity and started processing soy and maize. The demand for this is high in Kenya and Uganda. AgriNet buys the soy and maize from 20,000 small farmers, whom they also continue to provide technical supprt. This increases farmers’ skills ánd income. With this loan of 35,000 euros, 700 farmers will benefit and 1 permanent and 7 temporary new jobs will be created.
- 1 new jobs
- 700 people reached
Good news for Frutrac, who just signed a big new client. That means they can export much more organically produced sesame. The company buys these from small Ugandan farmers. With this loan of 31,000 euros Frutrac can buy extra sesame seeds from 545 farmers and pay them directly. At a fair price, because Frutrac wants to enable Ugandan farmers to improve their own living conditions with environment friendly farming. Thanks to this loan, more and more farmers can participate and benefit from opportunities on the international market.
- 18 new jobs
- 545 people reached
Together, these Nicaraguan vegetable growers stand stronger. UCHON is an umbrella of 6 farmers' cooperatives that have united to market their vegetables together. This gives them a stronger negotiating position, so they get a better price for their products. With this loan of 35,000 Euros, UCHON can purchase good quality agricultural input for 119 farmers, so that they can improve their production at a favorable price. And that means more income for their families.
- 119 people reached
Good seeds are indispensable for farmers. The better the seeds, the better their harvest. Mozambiquan company Phoenix Seeds produces seeds locally, which are high quality and affordable. The company also advises farmers on how best to apply them. This way, Phoenix Seeds enables small-scale farmers to improve their yields and their income. With this loan of 25,000 euros, the company has working capital to have more seeds produced by 125 farmers, who thus have additional income. It also creates 3 new jobs.
- 3 new jobs
- 125 people reached
High Level Farms 2
This is Ama Doris Tiwaah (47), a smallholder farmer and supplier to High Level Farms. This Ghanaian company produces sustainable palm oil that makes pósitive impact. "Before I worked with High Level Farms, I hardly earned any income with my crops. Through training, now i know how to improve my production sustainably. And with High Level Farms as a regular buyer, I get a fair price for my crop." For Ama, palm oil creates a better life. With this second loan, High Level Farms can scale its business and set an example of the positive impact sustainable palmoil can make.
- 4 new jobs
- 3 people reached
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