Mercy Corps (Agrijoven)

Status 
Active
Region 
LAC
Description 
Mercy Corps will create youth savings groups that provide young entrepreneurs with seed funding to purchase agricultural technologies. Access to finance and strengthening community ties can prevent youth migration. 1,020 youth will have access to savings and loan groups to invest in their agricultural production. Additionally, 1,500 youth will engage in exchanges on technical and social topics. At the same time, youth will engage with innovative technologies to improve productivity, skills, and confidence.
Implementing Partner 
Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation
Total Lifetime Investment 
$ 1,939,108.00
USG Investment 
$ 1,366,963.00
Non-USG Investment 
$ 572,145.00
Start Year 
2016
End Year 
2018