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