Agrisud International

Endowment Fund

The Phitrust Endowment Fund finances and supports social entrepreneurs who develop a project with a social purpose while using the management methods of the classical economy. It was created to identify, validate, finance and support "non-profit" projects run by social entrepreneurs.

THE STRUCTURE

Association Agrisud


THE SITUATION

1.4 billion people live in poverty, most often with great difficulty to feed themselves daily. In the South as in the North, this situation is very often due to economic exclusion, for multiple reasons, which itself gradually leads to social exclusion.


THE ANSWER

In Banteay Meanchey area (North West of Cambodia), 80% of the population lives below the poverty threshold.

From 2003 to 2008, the Agrisud association provided technical and economic support for the professionalization of agricultural organizations and actors with convincing results:

– 840 micro-farms active
– 4 200 people involved
– family income increases of nearly 250%
– food consumption increases of 30%
– improvement of the supply chain for local market (quality, quantity and regularity)
– improvement of water management (improved facilities and technical skills)


Website:
www.agrisud.org/

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