Updated May 15, 2019

Inventory Credit

Part of Innovations for Poverty Action

Dungrila Pascal mbimenyuy

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Combining Storage and Savings To Increase Income

To provide access to credit an access to storage technology in rural markets, thereby substantially increasing revenue from seasonally priced crops.
How does your innovation work?
Under this program, farmers receive harvest time loans, in exchange for providing their harvest to the Bank as collateral. The program will pilot Inventory Credit in 40 communities In Sierra Leone. A randomized ...
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To provide access to credit an access to storage technology in rural markets, thereby substantially increasing revenue from seasonally priced crops.
How does your innovation work?
Under this program, farmers receive harvest time loans, in exchange for providing their harvest to the Bank as collateral. The program will pilot Inventory Credit in 40 communities In Sierra Leone. A randomized evaluation (RE) will evaluate the impacts of the program across a large set of indicators, notably take up of inventory Credit, profits and income, timing of sales (storage use), and production and investment choices.
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Stage 3: Proof of Concept

Registered in Sierra Leonein Sierra Leone

Focus Areas:

Agriculture, Economic Growth and Trade, Post Harvest and 2 MoreSEE ALL

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Implemented In:

Sierra Leone

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Country Implemented In
$230,145
Funds Raised to Date
Verified Funding
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Milestone

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New Country Implemented In
Sierra Leone