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Block Grant

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Additional Info

Program Type Developmental program in Ecuador
Project Location The region Lago Agrio of the Sucumbios province, Ecuador.
Target Group 314 farmers and their families, members of 18 agricultural associations, which constitute FOCLA.
Duration 12 months (1997-1998)
Partners Fundacion Esquel-Ecuador
Budget - Funding The total budget came up to 37.500 ECU, with funding received from the European Commission D.G. Development.
Program state Finished program

1.Structuring of a credit fund for FOCLA (agricultural association).

2.Operation of the credit fund

3.Construction of offices for the housing of the credit fund



Within the framework of the project, KESSA DIMITRA established a credit fund, which provided loans for the purchase of agricultural input and farm animals, alongside the creation of small enterprises. Simultaneously, KESSA DIMITRA constructed the offices, which housed the newly founded organisation.