• Fairtrade Access Fund makes first investment in Colombia

    Expocosurca S.A., a FLO certified exporting company in Colombia, received a USD 600,000 Trade Finance Loan from the Fairtrade Access Fund. The loan will support producer organizations (POs) to purchase coffee from members of Fairtrade certified cooperatives and associations, located in the Cauca department in the south-western part of Colombia.
  • Rural Impulse Fund II provides loan to new partner First MicroFinance Bank of Tajikistan

    First MicroFinance Bank of Tajikistan (FMFBT) received a USD 1.000.000 loan from Rural Impulse Fund II (RIF II). This new institution in the Incofin IM portfolio focuses on making MSME, SME and Agricultural loans via a wide geographical network for micro entrepreneurs.
  • Fairtrade Access Fund demonstrates impact for sugar farmers from Manduvira Cooperative in Paraguay

    In 2013 the Fairtrade Access Fund (FAF) provided a first Trade Finance Loan to Cooperativa Manduvirá (CM) to finance the purchase of sugar cane. At that time CM was working with an external mill to process its sugar cane to sugar and was in the process of constructing a new processing plant. Recently CM organized the opening ceremony of the new mill. The FAF also contributed to the completion of the processing plant infrastructure by providing a Long Term Loan of USD 500,000 to the cooperative.

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