Projects

Grain Purchasing Loan

Overview:

Receiving cash is so important to farmers that they would rather receive 20% less and receive cash at harvest then delay payment. Your loan allows them both full payment and cash at harvest. Our on-the-ground partners, Oasis Agro, will be the purchasers and processor of your farmer partner's grain. Access to the capital you're providing allows Oasis Agro purchasing power at a reasonable interest rate. Most importantly, it allows them to work with and purchuse more production from local farmers. 

Location:

Osh, Kyrgyzstan

Objective:

Purchase soybeans from a farmer by providing operational loans for an AgGrandize partner, Oasis Agro. 

Size:

The lending need of $250,000 - minimum loan amount is $1,000

Time:

Investment deadline of Jun2 15th, 2020

Scope:

Lenders will partner with Oasis Agro through AgGrandize Global by providing working capital loans in order to purchase locally produced crops.

Relationship:

Grain purchasing loans will allow farmers to be paid for their production at harvest. 

Mechanics of Relationship:

Investments will be made in minimum increments of $1,000 through AgGrandize Global. Pleae contact jcarney@aggrandizeglobal.com for additional details.

Key Performance Indicator

  1. 1. Farmer growing commitments. 
  2. 2. Processing production into a profitable feed mix.
  3. 3. Processed soybeans into feed by March 1st, 2021.

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Impact:

On a scale of 1 to 10 this investment would be considered a “7” moderate due to the following factors.  While local farmers will benefit through Oasis Agro’s ability to pay cash at a competitive price at the time of harvest, this projects direct engagement with local farmers will be moderate.

Risk:

On a scale of 1 to 10 this investment would be considered a “4” low due to the following factors.  Adding Risk - Crop is in another country, sharing risk in the success and failure of production.     Reducing Risk – Solid in-country partner (Oasis Agro), Agronomic oversite provided by AgGrandize Global, hardy disaster resistant crop, good local knowledge of crop.