Bridging Finance And Innovation To Advance A Green Revolution In Africa

Siena Lending Group Closes Credit Facility With Wells Fargo Capital Finance

The Dutch Agriculture Development and Trading Company, for example, developed a technology that brings a mobile cassava processing plant to villages and enables farmers in Mozambique to process their roots into cassava cakes that can be stored for up to two years opening new markets that were once limited because of root spoilage during transportation. In another example, The Rockefeller Foundation-supported Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation project, an integrated risk management scheme developed by the Relief Society of Tigray and Oxfam America, helps Ethiopian farmers strengthen their food and income security through a combination of improved resource management, crop insurance, microcredit, and savings. The poorest farmers are eligible to pay for insurance with their labour through resilience-building projects in their communities. In addition to financing, catalytic innovations for growth are also emerging, including leveraging mobile phone technology to better share and disseminate information, structuring agricultural jobs as rural entrepreneurial enterprises to attract younger workers, and addressing gender inequities that hinder the income generation of women farmers.

Siena’s independence as a finance company allows innovative & flexible solutions, while allowing its customers to maintain a relationship with their own bank. Siena’s management team is experienced, innovative, dependable, entrepreneurial, and highly regarded within the industry. The team has over 140 years of combined experience and has transacted over $10 billion in facilities. Visit us at http://www.sienalending.com. About Wells Fargo Capital Finance Wells Fargo Capital Finance is the trade name for certain asset-based lending, accounts receivable and purchase order finance services of Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiaries, and provides traditional asset-based lending, specialized senior and junior secured financing, accounts receivable financing, purchase order financing and channel finance to companies across the United States and internationally.

Finance and Administration Manager

11. Tracks all Maisha sales and ensures proper record keeping within the US and Kenya Quick Book files. 12. Prepares monthly budget, donor, and sales reports and analyzes variance and income needs.

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