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Lendahand and Triodos Investment Management join forces

Written by Koen The on 13 March 2024

New partnership generates more capital from individual investors for impactful entrepreneurs in emerging countries.

funding gap emerging markets

New: Empowering Entrepreneurs in the South Pacific with SPBD

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten 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.

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New: Espoir for Female Entrepreneurs in Ecuador

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 4 October 2023

The Ecuadorian NGO Espoir has been providing microcredit loans across 6 different provinces of the country since 1992. They aim to fight poverty in Ecuador by offering microloans, business education, and health services to low-income microentrepreneurs.

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Peruvian MFI Fondesurco Creates Sustainable Impact with Rural Microfinance

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 5 July 2023

Specializing in rural microfinance in Peru, Fondesurco has been providing financial services to underserved individuals who are excluded from the formal financial system since 1994. This way, Fondesurco strives to drive progress in Peru's economically more vulnerable areas through responsible and accessible financial solutions.

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CEI Africa Foundation Signs Co-Financing Partnerships with Lendahand and Energise Africa

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Daniël van Maanen on 22 June 2023

Crowdfunding platforms Lendahand and Energise Africa and the Foundation for Clean Energy and Energy Inclusion for Africa (CEI Africa) today announced that they have entered into agreements for clean energy investing. Under the Framework Agreements, Lendahand and Energise Africa can access a credit facility of EUR 3 million each to co-finance qualified companies alongside European retail investors who invest via Lendahand’s and Energise Africa’s platforms.

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Empowering Micro-Entrepreneurs in Timor-Leste with KIF

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 5 June 2023

Never heard of Timor-Leste before? Here are some keywords to paint the picture for you: Southeast Asian island, dense forests, unspoiled beaches, and a rich coral reef ecosystem. In other words - yes - you are now able to invest in entrepreneurs who are living in a paradise-like environment.

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