CEPIBO is owned by 12 farmers' associations representing over 1,000 workers. As bananas are harvested all year round and are very perishable, the main way that CEPIBO can increase its export sales is by improving harvesting, packing and transportation. Thanks to a Shared Interest loan, bananas are transported from the farms to the packing plants on cableway now instead of on the backs of the workers.
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which shows the impact this loan is having for members of