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Every small, individual action can make a big difference -- especially if millions participate. A modest micro-loan will give an entrepreneur a hand-up to start a new business and provide for his or her family.

About us
Intel is the corporate sponsor of the Small Things Challenge. The company is providing financial support as well as providing opportunities throughout the year to increase global awareness for the issues addressed by the Small Things Challenge – providing opportunities so children in developing countries can attend primary school and their parents can earn higher incomes.
The Intel Small Things Challenge builds upon Intel’s 40 years of active involvement in education. The company is again investing about $100 million in education in 2009. Over the last decade, Intel has invested over $1 billion and Intel employees have donated more than 2 million hours towards improving education in 50 countries.
Individuals can provide support and find more information about the Small Things Challenge – including the online petition and a video featuring musicians and actors who support the cause – at

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Team Activity

  • Hodari Group
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Hodari Group received a loan from Roslyn to buy 50 lengths of pagne [bright, colorful fabric].
    0% repaid
  • Energia Innovadora
    Energia Innovadora received a loan from Jan to buy and sell Barefoot Power's Solar Lighting Products.
    0% repaid
  • Najat
    Najat received a loan from Sherri to buy summer clothes to sell during the coming season.
    0% repaid
  • Mope
    Mope received a loan from Scott to buy additional items like snack foods, cereals, sugar, soft drinks, juice, biscuits, bread, etc., to sell.
    0% repaid
  • Reyes
    Costa Rica
    Reyes received a loan from David to buy tools and equipment for his construction work.
    0% repaid
  • Rayan
    Rayan received a loan from David to buy fertilizer and pesticide.
    0% repaid
  • Daniel
    United States
    Daniel received a loan from David to renovate a food truck, as well as pay for the supplementary costs, such as permits and licenses.
    0% repaid
  • Sandra Eduardo
    Sandra Eduardo received a loan from David to purchase construction supplies (cement, bricks, zinc plates, beams and rocks) and to pay for labor so she can continue building her house.
    0% repaid

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Rankings In Businesses Category

#6 for New Users (All Time)
#8 for New Users (Last Month)
#5 for Amount Loaned (All Time)