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New: U&I Microfinance Focuses on Female Entrepreneurs in Kenya

Written by Lynn Hamerlinck on 25 September 2022

Microfinance institution U&I is the newest addition to the Lendahand portfolio and focuses on empowering many underserved groups, such as female entrepreneurs, by offering them much-needed loans.

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Is sustainable investing via crowdfunding possible?

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Lucas Weaver on 30 August 2022

Sustainable investing and crowdfunding are not generally two topics you hear about together. Both have become much more popular in the past decade for different reasons. But when you consider unique opportunities that come from the crossover of these two ideas, the opportunities for investors are exciting.

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On the Road with Creze in Mexico City

funding gap emerging marketsStoriesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 15 August 2022

Entrepreneurs Dinora and Eduardo are both clients from Creze, a financial institution in Mexico. We recently had the chance to meet them and learn how Creze has helped them grow their business.

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Wake up for coffee farmers with Café Perú

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 1 August 2022

The newest addition on Lendahand is Café Perú, a corporation that helps rural smallholder coffee farmers in Peru grow and better their working and living conditions.

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Using a Buddhist lens to examine the morality of Lendahand

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Lucas Weaver on 23 June 2022

In Buddhism there are no Ten Commandments. No simple list of dos and don’ts that ensure you are “right”. Instead, you’re encouraged to examine the morality of each decision itself, based on its own context and consequences... 

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