31 loans totalling
CHF 9.4 Mio
The SSF is a facility for development loans established by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO. SSF offers loans for start-up business projects of Switzerland domiciled entrepreneurs/enterprises in emerging economies (economies under development or in transition). The management of the SSF is delegated to FINANCEcontact in Zurich.
Investments in emerging economies involve business risks beyond those generally encountered in Western countries. This is particularly true for young enterprises. With its loans SSF aims to share the financial burden of such ventures with the investors.
In its most recent impact report the team of Choba Choba explains how its inclusive business model has helped cocoa farmers continuously grow their income…