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We loan because...
Coffee is the second most valuable exported legal commodity on the planet (after oil). Literally millions of people depend on the coffee industry for their livelihood. For its consumers, coffee minimally delivers the largest jolt of the world's most widely taken psychoactive drug (caffeine). At various times coffee has been claimed to be an aphrodisiac, enema, nerve tonic and life-extender.

In a buyer's market, the share of the coffee trade enjoyed by producers has fallen by two-thirds in 10 years. The result is that the livelihoods of millions of peasant farmers and their families are threatened in a way that entire rural communities disappear and force desperate peasants into everything from crime to illegal migration.

About us
Poverty hating coffee aficionados.


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  • Marciano
    Marciano received a loan from TRAVIS to buy manure for his farm and construct his coffee processing platform for Fair Trade Organic coffee.
  • Ildefonzo
    Ildefonzo received a loan from Gregory A to plant 1,500 coffee plants and to purchase manure for his farm of organic, fair trade coffee.
    Gregory A
  • Pedro Eli
    Pedro Eli received a loan from Gregory A to fertilize 3 hectares of coffee, remove weeds, and produce more coffee generating more income in the future which will allow him to improve his economic condition.
    Gregory A
  • Vava Coffee
    Vava Coffee received a loan from Gregory A to pay smallholder coffee farmers in rural Kenya 50%+ above-market, Fairtrade prices for their specialty coffees.
    Gregory A
  • Jose Fernando
    Jose Fernando received a loan from TRAVIS to invest in the maintenance and cultivation of one hectare of coffee that is in production.
  • Ramiro
    Ramiro received a loan from Gregory A to fertilize and weed his coffee farm which is dedicated to organic production.
    Gregory A
  • Oscar
    El Salvador
    Oscar received a loan from Gregory A to pay for labor that will help him to plant 5000 coffee plants.
    Gregory A

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