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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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  • Seidou
    Seidou received a loan from Gregory A to buy agricultural inputs and the products he needs to maintain his cocoa farm.
    Gregory A
  • Domingo
    Domingo received a loan from Gregory A to clear and fumigate and buy fertilizer for coffee.
    Gregory A
  • Jose Noel
    Jose Noel received a loan from Gregory A to buy fertilizers, supplies, insecticides and to cover cleaning costs for his farm.
    Gregory A
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  • Santos Noe
    Santos Noe received a loan from Gregory A santos to buy fertilizer, urea, and other farm supplies.
    Gregory A
  • Melvin
    Melvin received a loan from Gregory A to purchase two 80 watt solar systems with a total of 8 lamps and accessories, to install on his farm.
    Gregory A
  • Siranush
    Siranush received a loan from ekofarma to pay for two dairy cows in order to start cattle and conduct milk sales.
  • Santiago
    Santiago received a loan from Gregory A to buy compost and pay to have his coffee fields cleaned.
    Gregory A
  • Felix
    Felix received a loan from ekofarma to buy manure and pay for laborers to tend to his coffee farm.

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