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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

  • Naomi
    Naomi received a loan from Julie for renovations, purchasing equipment and assistance with the initial rent.
    $1,000 to go
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  • Annah
    Annah received a loan from Julie to buy medicine for her drug shop.
    $1,250 to go
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  • Hana Al- Omeri Group
    Hana Al- Omeri Group received a loan from Pomerleau Family to purchase food materials to supply her house with the necessary needs and to prepare delicious food for the family inside the house.
    Pomerleau Family
    0% repaid
  • Sadat
    Sadat received a loan from John to purchase a milk cow.
    $1,375 to go
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  • Saguazu Group
    Saguazu Group received a loan from John to buy fabric, thread, buttons, zippers, etc.
    0% repaid
  • Juan Carlos
    El Salvador
    Juan Carlos received a loan from John to buy wholesale flour.
    0% repaid
  • Giang
    Giang received a loan from John to purchase sand, cement and bricks to build a toilet.
    0% repaid
  • Julius
    Julius received a loan from John to buy organic manure.
    0% repaid
  • John
    United States
    John received a loan from John to purchase new tires.
    0% repaid
  • Aissatou's Group
    Aissatou's Group received a loan from John to buy five 50-kilogram sacs of sugar and bags, and to fix an icebox.
    $2,625 to go
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  • Elsy Alicia
    El Salvador
    Elsy Alicia received a loan from Heather buy the ingredients she needs to make and sell a typical beverage.
    0% repaid

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Rankings In Businesses Category

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