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U&I Microfinance 7
Meet Olpha, a Kenyan entrepreneur who benefitted from a U&I loan. Since she expanded her shoe business in Nairobi with the microloan, she now has a reliable income that helps her to manage her bills and supports savings. With an investment in U&I, you support 60 small female-owned businesses to grow.
Financing that matters: the power of microfinancing
Mexican Carmen’s fingers weave tirelessly. With her loan, she bought the necessary ribbons to craft colorful baskets. The sale of these baskets is her family’s only source of income. Access to financing is crucial for entrepreneurs in developing countries. It not only boosts their earnings and contributes to stability and economic growth within their communities.
Curious about the impact that the Lendahand crowd is making together? Visit the Impact Report 2022, featuring compelling stories and key figures.
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• Provide funding for small businesses
• Ensure sustainable growth
• Equal opportunities for all genders
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• Invest starting from €10
• Earn up to 7% annual interest
• Receive repayments every 6 months
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- Angeline Teixeira
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New: Empowering Entrepreneurs in the South Pacific with SPBD
By Chiara Capodacqua on 23 October 2023
Imagine the serene islands of the South Pacific. Now, you wouldn’t immediately think of developing a business there, but local entrepreneurs do exist on the remote islands of Tonga and Samoa! Let’s discover how the Microfinance Institutions network of SPBD makes opportunities bloom for local entrepreneurs.