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Unique Incofin initiative protects nearly eighteen thousand Nicaraguan coffee and cereal growers from the impact of climate change

December 6, 2018
Unique Incofin initiative protects nearly eighteen thousand Nicaraguan coffee and cereal growers from the impact of climate change

The global impact investment firm, Incofin uses a climate insurance to bolster the economic resilience of local farmers who are groaning under the consequences of climate change. Until recently and due to a lack of knowledge, trust or financial resources, small Nicaraguan farmers had no form of climate insurance against tropical storms or long droughts, among other natural disasters. Incofin’s […]

The FAF diversifies its portfolio in DR Congo

November 26, 2018
The FAF diversifies its portfolio in DR Congo

Incofin is pleased to announce the first successful investment of the Fairtrade Access Fund (FAF), co-founded by Incofin cvso, in East DR Congo. The FAF invested USD 300.000 in a coffee cooperative. Operating in this region of Congo is particularly challenging because of the unpredictable political situation. In fact, FAF is one of the very few international creditors available in […]

Media coverage on unique model of Incofin cvso investee SAMFIN

October 22, 2018
Media coverage on unique model of Incofin cvso investee SAMFIN

During the summer, Incofin cvso invested EUR 3 million in Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Pvt. Ltd (SAMFIN), an Indian Non-banking Financial Company (NBFC) established in 2014. Given SAMFIN’s unique model for financing agri-related activities, by providing a long term loan, the fund is helping the NBFC to reach more impact. SAMFIN offers financial, co-financial and non-financial solutions to micro, […]

Financial results Q2 2018

October 5, 2018
Financial results Q2 2018

As of 30 June, 2018, Incofin CVSO’s investment portfolio amounts to € 78 million (+5%), mainly due to an increase in the loan portfolio to 50 credits (49 in 2017) to 45 partner institutions in 28 countries (25 in 2017). Both the subordinated loan and participation portfolio remained stable. We hope to be able to realise new shareholdings during the […]

New TA Project will support ACME (Haiti) to develop new solar energy, housing, agricultural equipment loans

October 1, 2018
New TA Project will support ACME (Haiti) to develop new solar energy, housing, agricultural equipment loans

Incofin cvso recently approved a Technical Assistance (TA) project to support long-time investee ACME in diversifying its microcredit product offering, giving micro entrepreneurs in Haiti the opportunity to invest in solar energy, housing improvements and agricultural equipment, which could help boost business productivity and living standards. Given that ageing infrastructure has made the energy supply in Haiti unpredictable, many Haitians […]

Incofin cvso increases presence in Mexico

September 25, 2018
Incofin cvso increases presence in Mexico

With a loan of USD 1.5 million in Equipa-T Financiera, Incofin cvso increases its presence in Mexico, which is currently still rather limited. Equipa-T was founded in 2006 and is a new client in the Incofin cvso portfolio. Equipa-T Financiera differentiates itself from its competitors thanks to very strong customer service with 50 offices in 8 different Mexican states. The […]

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