Merkur Development Loans Ltd.

Merkur Development Loans Ltd. extends loans on fair terms to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and cooperatives in developing countries.  In order for a business to qualify for a loan, the business must be involved with organic or biodynamic production, fair trade, responsible forest management (FSC), or the advancement of renewable energy.

 

Examples of loan projects

Cocoa and vanilla from Uganda and DR Congo

Gourmet Gardens is a family owned limited company working in both Uganda and DR Congo. The couple behind the company is German and French/Congolese. The proceeds of the loan of EUR 65,000 will serve to develop the company’s production of double certified (i.e. organic and fair trade) cocoa, vanilla and chili. The company has obtained a large...

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Gourmet Cocoa from Latin America

Xoco Fine Cocoa Company in Nicaragua has started a large scale production of fine cocoa. Xoco Fine Cocoa Company is certified by Rainforest Alliance which contributes to maintaining a high degree of biodiversity in the rainforests and protecting the environment and the local community. Xoco Fine Cocoa Company will sell its chocolate products on th...

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Merkur Development Loans Ltd. - Vesterbrogade 40 - DK-1620 Copenhagen V • development@merkur.dk