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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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  • Obenkina 1 Group
    Mali
    Obenkina 1 Group received a loan from Grant to pay for the costs of labor, fertilizers, soil enriching agents, small agricultural equipment, and seeds.
    Grant
    0% repaid
  • Petra
    Philippines
    Petra received a loan from Emily to buy more stocks of bean, cabbages, squash, tomatoes, eggplants and leafy vegetables to resell.
    Emily
    $125 to go
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  • Jacoba
    Peru
    Jacoba received a loan from Sarah to buy textiles, sweaters and looms.
    Sarah
    0% repaid
  • Sonia
    Pakistan
    Sonia received a loan from Sarah to buy reels of threads in different colors along with packs of beads, pearls and glittering material.
    Sarah
    0% repaid
  • Ismart Lions Group
    Kenya
    Ismart Lions Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase energy-efficient cookstoves to sell in the community.
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    0% repaid
  • Bayanmongol
    Mongolia
    Bayanmongol received a loan from Sarah to buy silver in large amounts to make silver bowls.
    Sarah
    0% repaid
  • Leonard
    Uganda
    Leonard received a loan from Sarah to buy crafts and gifts to sell.
    Sarah
    0% repaid
  • Helen
    Philippines
    Helen received a loan from Mike to buy a volume of clothes to sell.
    Mike
    $950 to go
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  • Liezl
    Philippines
    Liezl received a loan from Mike purchase additional stock of used clothes to sell.
    Mike
    0% repaid
  • Estella
    Philippines
    Estella received a loan from Mike to buy additional bundles of used clothing to sell.
    Mike
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

32
Team Members
$4,375
Amount Loaned
170
Loans
5.3
Loans per member