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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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  • Maritza
    Maritza received a loan from Natalia to invest in her business by buying a greater quantity of animals.
    0% repaid
  • Jason's Group
    Jason's Group received a loan from Pomerleau Family to purchase a solar light and gain access to cost-efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation.
    Pomerleau Family
    $775 to go
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  • Alice
    Alice received a loan from Tawny to buy more bags of Irish potatoes and cassava.
    $725 to go
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  • Alexei
    Alexei received a loan from Roberta to construct two additional greenhouses on his new piece of land and install heating in them.
    $2,025 to go
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  • Voces Unidas Group
    Voces Unidas Group received a loan from Pomerleau Family to purchase papayas, watermelons, and melons with the goal of covering the demand for these products.
    Pomerleau Family
    0% repaid
  • Eunice
    Eunice received a loan from Courtney to buy iron sheets, nails, wall paint, timber and cement to sell to her customers.
    $550 to go
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  • Ann
    Ann received a loan from Courtney to buy more stock of motorcycle spare parts.
    0% repaid
  • Vicarani Group
    Vicarani Group received a loan from 1 team members to buy tables and soft drinks in bulk.
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    $2,375 to go
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  • Del Mar Group
    Del Mar Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase fabric, sequins and pearls in bulk for use in sewing.
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    0% repaid

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