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Provide lending directly to producer businesses

Our main strategic aim is to reach people in disadvantaged communities with 60% of all our payments made directly to smallholder farmers and handcraft makers.

Diversification of our lending

We have further diversified the products our lending supports to mitigate against risk exposure in coffee.

Producer consultations

Annual producer consultations achieved a 38% response rate this year, and 82% of respondents said that working with Shared Interest had a direct impact on the long term sustainability of their business.

Building sustainable support for fair trade businesses

Our charity, Shared Interest Foundation delivered two direct training programmes in Latin America and Malawi, with the assistance of in-country partners, CLAC and MFTN.