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About us
This team supports the great work of WSDS-Initiate, which is an inclusive nonprofit that works with women across all tribes and minority communities in Manipur, located in the remote northeast region of India. They have close ties with community leaders, in various tribes and regions and aligns their work with the needs of the communities, therefore going into isolated hill regions where other forms of capital are not available. They lend to women over the age of 55, which is unusual for microlending organizations in India. They provide clients with loans to purchase solar lamps, which is especially impactful because most of the areas WSDS works in do not have electricity. Political unrest and frequent economic blockades in the area make it very difficult to provide services, resulting in Manipur having the lowest penetration of financial services in the country.

Location: Manipur, India      

 

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Team Activity

  • Lata
    Tonga
    Lata received a loan from Sarah to buy raw materials for her handicrafts business.
    Sarah
  • Kasa
    Samoa
    Kasa received a loan from Sarah to buy rolling materials, paint colors, paint brushes, elei design, containers, a printing machine.
    Sarah
  • Dina
    Palestine
    Dina received a loan from Sarah to pay her educational fees to the university.
    Sarah
  • Salasa
    Samoa
    Salasa received a loan from Sarah to buy rolling materials, paint color, paint brushes, elei designs, containers, and a printing machine.
    Sarah
  • María Luz
    Honduras
    María Luz received a loan from Sarah to buy ingredients such as flour, sugar, oil, eggs, milk, baking powder, chicken, etc.
    Sarah
  • Vaiauau
    Samoa
    Vaiauau received a loan from Sarah to buy rolling materials, paint color, paint brushes, elei designs, containers, and a printing machine.
    Sarah
  • María Luisa
    El Salvador
    María Luisa received a loan from Sarah to buy an electric oven to make and sell bread.
    Sarah
  • Rose
    Kenya
    Rose received a loan from 1 team members a single mom gain access to cost-efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for her crop cultivation and to use the profits from her farm to improve her life.
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  • Maria Santos
    El Salvador
    Maria Santos received a loan from 1 team members to buy concentrate for feeding pigs and cattle on her farm. She will also purchase agricultural products and pay for manual labor for her employees.
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  • Altynai
    Kyrgyzstan
    Altynai received a loan from 1 team members to buy dairy cows to increase her cattle headcount and organic milk sales.
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  • Jackline
    Kenya
    Jackline received a loan from Grant to purchase a high-yield dairy cow and milk cans to expand her milk-vending business and generate more income to sustain her family.
    Grant
  • Fakhriddin
    Tajikistan
    Fakhriddin received a loan from Sarah to buy tools and some wood necessary to expand and promote his woodworking business.
    Sarah

Impact   Updated Hourly

36
Team Members
$19,025
Amount Funded
750
Loans
20.8
Loans per member