What SIDI offers:

As a social investor, SIDI answers its partners’ needs through:

  • Financial support depending on the needs and context of each partner: acquisition of a minority stake, loans, or guarantees in euros, dollars, or local currency. As of 31/12/2018, SIDI’s portfolio amounted to €27.3 million, invested in 61 partners across 36 countries.
  • Tailored technical support, on the following issues:

– Long/medium term sustainability (governance, strategy, structuration, innovation)

– Internal organization (HR, MIS, accounting, training)

– Support in raising external funding

– Portfolio and products management

– Market development

– Certifications of agricultural value chains

– Social performance

 

Support to Financing institutions

SIDI invests in MFIs of any size, most of them are still consolidating  but all of them share SIDI’s social vision. SIDI also works with funds and apexes to maximize its impact.

 

Profile of MFIs financed by SIDI:

  • Targeting of rural, and/or financially excluded populations
  • Priority given to generating income activities
  • Transparent information on pricing, terms and conditions of products, which also have to be in line with the market, quality of services and risk
  • In activity for at least two years

Terms and conditions of financing:

  • Loans:

– Amount: from €75000 to 1 million, with a possible leverage effect through partner funds such as FEFISOL

– Interest rate: close to market rateInterest rate: close to market rate

– Currency: dollar, euro, or local currency

– Maturity: 2 to 3 years

  • Subordinated debt
  • Equity stake:

– Amount: less than €1 million

– Acquisition of a minority stake, and possible commitment together with other investors who share SIDI’s vision

– Maturity: minimum 5 years

 

Support to Producers Organizations

SIDI works with Producers Organizations (POs), whose main purpose is the production, processing and/or commercialization of their members’ or beneficiaries’ agricultural products.

Profile of POs financed by SIDI:

  • Supply from smallholders
  • Tangible commercial outlets, on local or international markets
  • Environmentally-friendly practices
  • Local anchoring especially concerning the management
  • In activity for at least 2 years, and officially registered

Terms and conditions of financing:

– Amount: from €75000 to €500000, with a possible leverage effect through partner funds such as FEFISOL

– Interest rate: close to market rate

– Currency: dollar, euro, or local currency

  • Working capital loan:

– Purpose: prefinancing of agricultural campaign

– Maturity:less than a year

  • Investment loan:

– Purpose: acquisition of equipment

– Maturity : 2 to 5 years

  • Equity stake: In community owned businesses

 

For more information

Votre nom (obligatoire)

Votre email (obligatoire)

Sujet

Votre message