The F2F Access to Finance program will generate $1.7 million in rural loans; increase sales of hosts by $2.8 million; and increase net annual incomes of hosts by $71,000. Specific areas of focus in each core country include the following:
Development, application, and expansion of digital financial services for women and youth in agriculture.
Capacity building, training, access to technology, and innovative financial products to support women and youth in agriculture.
Training for extension officers and lenders, and creating linkages between farmers and the private sector to increase access to finance, focusing on the horticulture and dairy sectors.
Project Duration: 2018-2023
Award: $6.25 million