Mercy Corps, with Rana Labs
Partnership period: March 2016 – August 2018
Organize savings and loan groups for Guatemalan youths, providing access to formal credit that can increase their ability to generate income.
Grameen Foundation and Musoni
Partnership period: February 2016 – June 2017
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
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.
Partnership period: November 2014 – March 2018
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.