736 million people globally live on less than €1.60 a day
Inequality between mature economies and emerging markets has left millions in poverty and without opportunity. This has consequences such as lack of education, gender inequality, and unsafe living conditions.
Lendahand empowers you to make your impact across the world by investing in companies in emerging markets working hard to improve their local economies and communities.
How it works
Choose from proven companies
Our experienced team selects proven companies and financial institutions that need funding to grow their businesses. These companies then list “projects” on our site for you to crowdfund.
Invest in the projects that fit your needs
Invest in the projects most important to you based on factors such as job creation, environmental impact, or gender equality. Start from €50 and earn up to 7% annual interest.
Fight poverty in emerging markets
Help close the €4.6 trillion funding gap facing SMEs in emerging markets, create jobs, improve local communities, and contribute to a sustainable financial system that works for everyone.
Salym Finance 3
With a loan of EUR 240,000 new local partner Salym from Kyrgyzia will be able to provide loans to 140 entrepreneurs and farmers. **please note: this project contains an exchange rate risk EUR/USD)**
Lendahand scores a...
- Robbert Veltman
- Wouter Scheepens
- Jeanne Bekink
- R van de Bunt
- D.R. van der Heide
- Henk van Vessem
- M van Gennip
- Cees Beijer
- P. Terlouw
- Birgit aan de Stegge
- Desiree Beer
- Margreet jongkind
- Dick van Diepen
- Lupas Holding BV
- Kees Bakker
- Afra Grienberger
Safely invest with impact
An account that keeps growing
Get repayments in your account every six months plus interest. Use our investment planner tool to see the power compound interest can have on your investments.
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Portfolio development by year
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