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Loans with research-backed impact

Our team regularly evaluates rigorous, evidence-based impact studies in all our key sectors, and we’ve identified these loans as having the highest potential for impact on borrower outcomes.

Simusolar
Tanzania
A loan of $100,000 helps farmers and fishers in Tanzania to earn more income with solar water pumps and fishing lights. Read more
A loan of $975 helps to purchase high-quality seeds and good fertilizer that she will use to greatly improve her crop production. Read more
Sariyu
Nigeria
A loan of $375 helps to buy books and uniforms for children attending school. Read more
Shehu
Nigeria
A loan of $375 helps to pay his children's school fees. Read more
A loan of $375 helps pay his children's school fees. Read more
Nabara
Nigeria
A loan of $375 helps buy school books and uniforms for his children. Read more
Vigen
Armenia
A loan of $3,375 helps to pay for his law studies at Yerevan State University. Read more
Nika
Georgia
A loan of $1,925 helps to pay for his university tuition fees to study Business Administration. Read more
Irakli
Georgia
A loan of $1,150 helps to pay part of the second year tuition fees at the university. Read more
Ldris
Nigeria
A loan of $550 helps buy more nutritious foods. Read more
Haladu
Nigeria
A loan of $750 helps to delay the sale of his harvest until prices rise, and will allow him to build a better house for his family. Read more
Martín Leonel
El Salvador
A loan of $500 helps to pay for labor to harvest the basic grains crop. Read more
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