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About us
This team supports the great work of WSDS-Initiate, which is an inclusive nonprofit that works with women across all tribes and minority communities in Manipur, located in the remote northeast region of India. They have close ties with community leaders, in various tribes and regions and aligns their work with the needs of the communities, therefore going into isolated hill regions where other forms of capital are not available. They lend to women over the age of 55, which is unusual for microlending organizations in India. They provide clients with loans to purchase solar lamps, which is especially impactful because most of the areas WSDS works in do not have electricity. Political unrest and frequent economic blockades in the area make it very difficult to provide services, resulting in Manipur having the lowest penetration of financial services in the country.

Location: Manipur, India      

 

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  • Mary Jane
    Philippines
    Mary Jane received a loan from Mike to buy materials like buli (palm), wicker (pliable twigs), and stocks for the store.
    Mike
    0% repaid
  • Ema Paulina
    Bolivia
    Ema Paulina received a loan from Mike to buy women's second hand clothing in order to use the income to support her business by putting a roof on her stall.
    Mike
    0% repaid
  • Maria Dolores
    Bolivia
    Maria Dolores received a loan from Mike to buy secon-hand clothing wholesale and open a shop.
    Mike
     Only 21 hours 17 minutes left! 
    $875 to go
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  • Juana Del Carmen
    El Salvador
    Juana Del Carmen received a loan from Mike to buy: basic grains, vegetables, flour, and other staples in order to meet her customers' demands.
    Mike
     Only 20 hours 7 minutes left! 
    $300 to go
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  • Maa Bhima Dei Shg-D Group
    India
    Maa Bhima Dei Shg-D Group received a loan from Sarah buy large quantities of raw materials, such as thread, sequins, and pearls, to complete her customers' orders on time.
    Sarah
    0% repaid
  • Susan
    Philippines
    Susan received a loan from Sarah to buy bamboo sticks and nipa leaves.
    Sarah
    0% repaid
  • Shavkatjon
    Tajikistan
    Shavkatjon received a loan from 1 team members to pay his tuition fee for his studies.
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    0% repaid
  • Swapna
    India
    Swapna received a loan from 1 team members to construct her own house.
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    0% repaid
  • Josephine
    Rwanda
    Josephine received a loan from Grant to buy more cows for rearing.
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    0% repaid
  • Belen
    Philippines
    Belen received a loan from Grant to purchase more sacks of charcoal to sell to her customers.
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    0% repaid
  • Sokyen
    Cambodia
    Sokyen received a loan from Grant to buy fertilizer, pesticide and pay for plowing fees.
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    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

34
Team Members
$7,125
Amount Loaned
271
Loans
8.0
Loans per member