Credit & Saving

Farmer-to-Farmer is a USAID-funded initiative, which sends American agricultural/agribusiness experts to developing countries to offer technical assistance to our host organizations. These trips are volunteer-based, but all trip-related expenses are covered by CNFA, and typically last between two and three weeks.


Tadzera Kulima, which translates to “we are here for farming”, is a Mozambican farmer association founded and registered in partnership with an NGO called Social Development AID. The association produces and markets vegetables, oilseeds and cereals on an area of 20 hectares for household consumption and sales. Currently, Tadzera Kulima trying to create a well-established finacial system that will enable members to assist each other finacially and improve household incomes. The association requests a Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer to help create a functional and operational credit and saving system.

Desired Impacts

  • Improve member knowledge about credit and saving management.
  • Enable members to financially manage their households.

Desired Qualifications

  • Former manager or consultant of an agribusiness company
  • Practical experience in establishing rural credit and savings schemes, agricultural lending and loan management for SMALLHOLDER FARMERS
  • Willingness to work for a week or more in a rural Mozambican town.
  • Previous experience working with rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa is preferred
  • Must be citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.