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

Coffee from Peru

This new customer – Cafeperu for short – is a closed shareholding company established by 6 coffee cooperatives in Peru, each consisting of a large number of coffee producing smallholders. Cafeperu offers technical, organizational and financial support to the cooperatives with the aim of ensuring a higher quality coffee which in turn wil...

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Wild cocoa from Bolivia

Maybe Bolivia is primarily known for its highland – the Altiplano - with the saltlake, the quinua and the highland Indians. But the northeastern part of Bolivia bordering on Brazil harbours the Bolivian part of the mighty Amazon Jungle. This is the home of the wild cocoa. Here it has grown for thousands of years on little islands in a widespr...

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