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We loan because...
"Microfinance stands as one of the most promising and cost-effective tools in the fight against global poverty."
Jonathan Morduch, Chair, UN Expert Group on Poverty Statistics

About us
This team is an open team and therefore anyone is invited to contribute and be part of the team, whether they are associated with the wimmera or not.

"Where once the poor were commonly seen as passive victims, microfinance recognizes that poor people are remarkable reservoirs of energy and knowledge. And while the lack of financial services is a sign of poverty, today it is also understood as an untapped opportunity to create markets, bring people in from the margins and give them the tools with which to help themselves."
Kofi Annan

Location: Horsham Victoria       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • Yao
    Togo
    Yao received a loan from Trevor to buy soap for resale.
    Trevor
    0% repaid
  • Susana
    Philippines
    Susana received a loan from Trevor to purchase additional stocks of coconut shells for charcoal production.
    Trevor
    0% repaid
  • Peres
    Kenya
    Peres received a loan from Trevor to buy more stock of cereals.
    Trevor
    0% repaid
  • Buddo School
    Uganda
    Buddo School received a loan from Trevor to purchase a water filtration system to provide clean drinking water for its students.
    Trevor
    0% repaid
  • Manuel
    Guatemala
    Manuel received a loan from Trevor to buy materials for metalworking and carpentry.
    Trevor
    0% repaid
  • Mario
    Peru
    Mario received a loan from Trevor to buy DVDs and other products.
    Trevor
    0% repaid
  • Carlos Alonso
    El Salvador
    Carlos Alonso received a loan from Denise to purchase cement, sand and gravel to finish construction.
    Denise
    0% repaid
  • Hector Antonio
    El Salvador
    Hector Antonio received a loan from Denise to buy bricks, cement, sand and iron to finish a room.
    Denise
    0% repaid
  • Yesenia Maribel
    El Salvador
    Yesenia Maribel received a loan from Denise to purchase: Cement, sand, gravel, galvanized sheet metal, roof support poles, etc.. to repair the roof, floor, and walls of her house.
    Denise
    0% repaid
  • Maria Antonia
    El Salvador
    Maria Antonia received a loan from Denise purchase galvanized sheet, wood, sheet pins, etc. for the construction of a room for the laundry area.
    Denise
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

9
Team Members
$10,600
Amount Loaned
393
Loans
43.7
Loans per member