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

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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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