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About us
The Carolina Microfinance Initiative (CMI) exists as a center to catalyze interest and facilitate action in microfinance on the campus of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We are a seedbed for the growth of industry knowledge and we are a call for the informed engagement of our community in the world at large.

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina       Team website


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Team Activity

  • Masiah
    Masiah received a loan from Amber Peterman to buy and build a bathroom, septic tank, and closet at their home to improve access to water and sanitation for her family.
    Amber Peterman
    0% repaid
  • Terraclear
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Terraclear received a loan from Richard to purchase a truck to deliver water filters to remote areas of Laos.
    0% repaid
  • Brenda Guadalupe
    El Salvador
    Brenda Guadalupe received a loan from S. Jeuland to purchase cement, brick, sand, gravel, iron, and sheeting; and to pay labor costs for the construction of a room.
    S. Jeuland
    0% repaid
  • Raices Del Manglar Group
    Raices Del Manglar Group received a loan from S. Jeuland to stock up on coconut - it is sold a lot in this area since it is being used to fabricate hand soap, oils, cookies and shampoo.
    S. Jeuland
    0% repaid
  • Lusine
    Lusine received a loan from Amber Peterman to purchase three pigs, expand the barn and purchase fertilizer for land cultivation.
    Amber Peterman
    0% repaid
  • Antonio
    El Salvador
    Antonio received a loan from Richard to buy handicrafts and go to resell them, since his clients always demand 50% of the product value, and the rest after he sells them.
    0% repaid
  • Sohara
    Sohara received a loan from Richard to buy a large printing machine, Samoan t-shirts, printed material, cava bowls, coconut carved earrings, bangles and Samoan-designed caps.
    23% repaid

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