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Empowering Micro-Entrepreneurs in Timor-Leste with KIF

Written 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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KWFT: Creating Opportunities for Women in Kenya through Microfinance

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 17 April 2023

A new exciting investment opportunity is available for crowdfunding on Lendahand. Kenya Women Microfinance Bank (KWFT) is a microfinance institution that aims to reach unbankable women in society, giving them an opportunity to gain financial access that they were previously unable to achieve.

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Crowdfunders join forces: Lendahand and PlusPlus become one

PlusPlus was launched in 2020 by development organizations Solidaridad and Cordaid, crowdfunding platform Lendahand and impact investor Truvalu. With a focus on agriculture, interest-free loans and small-scale projects, PlusPlus differentiates itself from Lendahand. But there are also similarities between the two, which offer opportunities for the future. Therefore, it has now been decided to move forward together: PlusPlus will become part of Lendahand.

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Welcome to Tajikistan

Lendahand takes you to places you've, in all likelihood, never been. Soon we will be launching two new borrowers in Tajikistan. Before we tell you more about these ventures, we'd like to take you on a virtual journey to Central Asia.

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Roam makes electric vehicles accessible in Africa

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 25 October 2022

Roam opens up a new sector to the Lendahand crowd: electric vehicles in Kenya. Kenyan/Swedish company Roam develops, designs, and deploys electric vehicles tailored for the African continent to support the transition to sustainable transport.

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