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What We Do

Shared Interest Society

Over 11,000 investors share a vision of a world where justice is at the heart of trade finance.

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Shared Interest Finance

We lend to farmers and handcraft producers to help them trade their way out of poverty.

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Shared Interest Foundation

We provide practical support to their business through training and local support networks.

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What you Can Do



You can change lives across the globe by investing in a Share Account.

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Be part of a growing community of people supporting Shared Interest in the UK.

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We offer a range of loans and credit facilities to fair trade businesses.



Help us break the cycle of poverty in the developing world.

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How does it work?

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Open Your Account

Open a Shared Account with £100 or more.

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Contribute to the pot

Your investment is pooled with other investors’ funds.

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A fairer world

A loan is made to a fair trade business by Shared Interest.

ImpactLast Year...

£51m invested in 204 fair trade organisations, in 45 different countries View Map £51m invested in 204 fair trade organisations, in 45 different countries

Our customers

Chilean honey & blueberry co-operative, Apicoop was set up in 1997. Here it's founders, Chino and Carlos talk about how it all began.

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