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We loan because...
When the heart is touched by direct experience, the mind may be challenged to change. Personal involvement with innocent suffering, with the injustice others suffer, is the catalyst for solidarity which then gives rise to intellectual inquiry and moral reflection...Students, in the course of their formation, must let the gritty reality of this world into their lives, so they can learn to feel it, think about it critically, respond to its suffering and engage it constructively. They should learn to perceive, think, judge, choose and act for the rights of others, especially the disadvantaged and the oppressed. --by Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, SJ, from "The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice in American Jesuit Higher Education"

About us
A Jesuit university committed to social justice.

Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • Mahutondji Group
    Benin
    Mahutondji Group received a loan from 1 team members to buy bottles for resale.
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    0% repaid
  • Lorenza
    Peru
    Lorenza received a loan from Robert to buy milk among other things.
    Robert
    0% repaid
  • Mohamad
    Lebanon
    Mohamad received a loan from Suzan to make necessary maintenance to his boat to keep it in good shape to improve his living.
    Suzan
    0% repaid
  • María Elena
    El Salvador
    María Elena received a loan from Siobhan to supply her store: buy eggs, sugar, cold meats, cookies, sardines, dairy, beverages, etc.
    Siobhan
    7% repaid
  • Anonymous
    Colombia
    Anonymous received a loan from Jean to buy pigs and feed for them.
    Jean
    0% repaid
  • Asha
    Kenya
    Asha received a loan from Jean to purchase hair oil, shampoos, braids, and hair chemicals for her business.
    Jean
    11% repaid
  • Chares Mae
    Philippines
    Chares Mae received a loan from Jean to buy additional materials like bamboo for her business.
    Jean
    36% repaid
  • Rugiatu
    Sierra Leone
    Rugiatu received a loan from Regina to purchase more chains, rings, bracelets, and makeup sets for resale.
    Regina
    21% repaid
  • Arev
    Armenia
    Arev received a loan from 1 team members to pay for organizing cultivation work, as well as hire workers for harvest gathering.
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    100% repaid
  • Charlotte
    Rwanda
    Charlotte received a loan from Jodi to buy more fertilizers and to pay for labor costs during rice production.
    Jodi
    0% repaid
  • Gilbert
    Rwanda
    Gilbert received a loan from 1 team members to pay the tuition fees for his studies.
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    15% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

56
Team Members
$6,575
Amount Loaned
250
Loans
4.5
Loans per member