Merkur Development Loans Ltd.

The main purpose of Merkur Development Loans Ltd. is to assist ecologically sustainable economic development in developing countries.

It has been decided to begin winding up Merkur Development Loans Ltd as the existing loans are repaid. No new loans will be provided. 

 

Examples of loan projects

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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Stoves in Tanzania

Kiwia & Laustsen Ltd. has been granted a loan for the production of small household stoves to be fuelled with Jatropha nuts. Jatropha nuts contain large amounts of oil which is normally extracted for use in lamps. The stove design allows for fuelling the stove with whole nuts, thus making this the first stove of its kind. The loan will be used...

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