Make your impact with crowdfunding

Invest in companies in emerging markets and earn up to 7% annual interest while creating jobs and improving local economies.

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.

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How it works

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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.

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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.

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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.

Our progress

120 M
Total invested
77 M
Already repaid
Jobs created
Projects funded

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Funding Societies 14

Local partner Funding Societies will use another EUR 750,000 for working capital needs of about 100 SMEs in Jakarta, Bandung and Surabaya in Indonesia. The majority of these SME is engaged in eCommerce, agriculture & allied activities and wholesale trade.

12 months
6 months
Maturity12 months
Repayments6 months
Still €184,950 needed, 46 days to go

Lendahand scores a...

Winner Best Crowdfunding Platform 2018 & 2019 by

“Lendahand won on the basis of strong performance in terms of growth, costs, transparency, and the continued development of services in 2019. With this, Lendahand rightly retains the title of ‘Crowdfunding Platform of the Year’.”
Jury report 2019

An account that keeps growing

Receive repayments in your account every six months and never pay a monthly fee, ever.

Curious about how much you have to gain from crowdfunding with Lendahand? Below you can use our helpful investment planner tool to get an idea of the power of using compound interest to grow your money over time. Read about the risks and Default rates associated with investing via crowdfunding before committing to a project.

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