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Investing with social impact

Support entrepreneurs in developing countries by investing in their crowdfunding projects. Start with as little as €10 and earn up to 8% annual interest.

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Nominated 5 years in a row • Award Winner 2018 - 2019 - 2021

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Financing that matters: the power of microfinancing

Mexican Carmen’s fingers weave tirelessly. With her loan, she bought the necessary ribbons to craft colorful baskets. The sale of these baskets is her family’s only source of income. Access to financing is crucial for entrepreneurs in developing countries. It not only boosts their earnings and contributes to stability and economic growth within their communities.

Curious about the social impact that the Lendahand crowd is making together? Visit the Impact Report 2022, featuring compelling stories and key figures.

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How it works

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Invest in projects that resonate with you

• Provide funding for small businesses
• Ensure sustainable growth
• Equal opportunities for all genders

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Crowdfunding, we do it together

• Join over 16,000 impact investors
• Intensive business monitoring
• Transparent credit assessment

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Make social impact, with return on investment

• Invest starting from €10
• Earn up to 8% annual interest
• Receive repayments every 6 months

Your investment makes an impact

170 M
Total invested
120 M
Already repaid
13,096
Jobs created
3,130
Projects funded

Safely invest with impact

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Lendahand operates under the European Crowdfunding Service Provider (ESCP) license
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Your investments are always separated from Lendahand’s assets, no matter what happens to Lendahand
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All transactions are routed through our electronic payment provider Intersolve who is supervised by the Dutch Central Bank

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      After arriving in Tonga by sailboat, Lynn joined SPBD Tonga for a day to meet some local entrepreneurs. She documented the stories of four women who received a micro-loan for their businesses.

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