Completed Partnerships

Mercy Corps, with Rana Labs

Partnership period: March 2016 – August 2018

Country: Guatemala

Organize savings and loan groups for Guatemalan youths, providing access to formal credit that can increase their ability to generate income.

Photo by Grameen Foundation, Joseph Gachoka

Photo by Grameen Foundation, Joseph Gachoka

Grameen Foundation and Musoni

Partnership period: February 2016 – June 2017

Country: Kenya

Expand Kilimo Booster, a loan tailored specifically for smallholder farmers with flexible terms and a customizable grace period based on the farmer’s seasonal cash flow.


Opportunity International Bank Malawi

Partnership period: January 2015 – July 2017

Country: Malawi

Work with Opportunity International and Catholic Relief Services to provide financial and banking services to groundnut, soybean, and orange-fleshed sweet potato farmers in Malawi.

Opportunity International

Partnership period: November 2014 – March 2018

Country: Mozambique

Increase smallholder farmer access to loans and other banking services. More than 30 percent of rural Mozambicans live more than three hours from a bank, and many smallholder farmers must borrow from unregulated moneylenders at exorbitant interest rates or sell their future harvest early at significantly reduced value to receive cash.