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Investors give Lendahand a score of 9

Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 25 March 2022

For the fourth time in a row, Lendahand received the Best Choice label and a nomination for Crowdfunding platform of the Year from IEX.nl. Time to evaluate the customer service at Lendahand.

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Trivia about Kyrgyzstan for impact investors

funding gap emerging marketsImpactWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 14 February 2022

Our portfolio is expanding, not only in offerings and volumes, but also geographically. We’ve listed four items about Kyrgyzstan that are of particular interest to impact investors looking to expand their impact investing portfolio.

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New country added to our portfolio with Salym in Kyrgyzstan

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 4 February 2022

We’re excited to tap into a new region by adding Kyrgyzstan to our portfolio. Lendahand welcomes our first Kyrgyz portfolio company: Salym, a microfinance institution that supports entrepreneurs and people in rural and peri-urban areas, outside of the cities.

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5 benefits of solar energy for a Kenyan flower farm

funding gap emerging marketsImpactWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 6 January 2022

Our team recently had the opportunity to visit one of portfolio company Redavia's clients in Kenya. We've listed 5 ways the solar farm is impacting an agri-business and local community.

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Our new projects detail page explained

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lucas Weaver on 16 December 2021

As a part of a larger update to our website, we have updated the page where you view the specific details on individual projects. Here’s what you need to know:

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An update on our shortcomings

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Koen The on 13 December 2021

As some of you know, we publish our shortcomings on our website. In this blog post, we share with you how we've done tackling them so far.

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How to revive women-led SMEs in Africa

funding gap emerging marketsImpactWritten by Charity Nyawira on 1 December 2021

Our Kenyan correspondent Charity shines a light on the challenges, opportunities, and trends that can get women-owned businesses back on their feet in 2022 and beyond.

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Our Climate Commitment for COP26

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Peter Stolze on 5 November 2021

COP26 is happening in Glasgow and it's time to put our money where our mouth is by sharing our progress and commitments publicly.

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Lease-to-own with Tugende in Uganda

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 28 October 2021

Our newest investment opportunity comes to us from Uganda. Learn more about how Tugende's lease-to-own model helps motorcycle taxi drivers grow.

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