Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund

Eligibility For CCARF:

Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund (CCARF)

Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund (CCARF) was established to provide affordable, sustainable and accessible cherry advance to smallholder coffee farmers. These are farmers with land under coffee not exceeding 20 acres.

New KPCU was given the mandate to manage and administer the fund to coffee farmers as per the Public Finance Management Act (Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund) Regulations 2020. The fund was further enhanced by the National Government and is currently being disbursed at the following rates as of December 20, 2023.

First Disbursment of Cherry:

Kshs. 40 per Kg

at factory level

Second Disbursement at Parchment level:

i. P1 Additional Kshs. 40 per Kg of cherry.
ii. P2 Additional Kshs. 20 per kg of cherry.
iii. P3 Additional Kshs. 10 per kg of cherry.
iv. PL and Mbuni will not be eligible for additional advances.

CCARF fund does not accrue any interest. Farmers are only charged a one-off 3% administrative fee.

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