BIO has invested in the Fairtrade Access Fund and is one of the donors of its Technical Assistance Facility (TAF FAF).
The Fairtrade Access Fund has invested in Soprocopiv, a coffee cooperative in Kivu, in the DRC, and has, likewise, supported them through a Technical Assistance Facility.
Judith Kahindo Katavali works as a technical supervisor of agronomists for Soprocopiv. Kambale Bonane Blessing owns a coffee plantation and is one of the members of Soprocopiv. This is their story.
BIO has invested - through equity, loans and technical assistance - in the Local Currency Microfinance Fund II - LocfundII. This fund has, in turn, invested in Fundación Espoir.
Claudia Moreno is the Deputy Executive Director of Fundación Espoir. This is her story.
1,074,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions have been avoided thanks to our investments
98,000 direct jobs are supported through our direct investments, out of which one third held by women.
more than € 168 million in government revenues has been generated by our direct investments