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"Today it is almost heresy to suggest that scientific knowledge is not the sum of all knowledge. But a little reflection will show that there is beyond question a body of very important but unorganized knowledge which cannot possibly be called scientific in the sense of knowledge of general rules: the knowledge of the particular circumstances of time and place. It is with respect to this that practically every individual has some advantage over all others because he possesses unique information of which beneficial use might be made, but of which use can be made only if the decisions depending on it are left to him or are made with his active coöperation. We need to remember only how much we have to learn in any occupation after we have completed our theoretical training, how big a part of our working life we spend learning particular jobs, and how valuable an asset in all walks of life is knowledge of people, of local conditions, and of special circumstances." Friedrich Hayek, The Use of Knowledge in Society

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  • Lindsey
    United States
    Lindsey received a loan from Jim which helps a black-owned, women-led business scale and grow to make a positive impact on the community.
    Jim
  • Lib Solar
    Liberia
    Lib Solar received a loan from Jim to purchase solar home systems that will be financed for rural customers in Liberia.
    Jim
  • Arlene
    Philippines
    Arlene received a loan from Jim to buy items to sell such as canned goods, personal care products, and other merchandise.
    Jim
  • Zenaida
    Philippines
    Zenaida received a loan from Jim to purchase feed and other supplies to raise her livestock.
    Jim
  • Janice
    Philippines
    Janice received a loan from Jim to build a sanitary toilet for her family.
    Jim
  • Fatima
    Togo
    Fatima received a loan from Jim to buy 28 bags of charcoal.
    Jim
  • Valentine
    Uganda
    Valentine received a loan from Jim to buy more drinks to sell.
    Jim
  • Alexander
    United States
    Alexander received a loan from Ben Parizek which helps a unique barber shop and cafe overcome the challenges of COVID-19.
    Ben Parizek
  • Jess
    United States
    Jess received a loan from Ben Parizek which helps a woman owned business create opportunity and growth for a single mom and her kids.
    Ben Parizek
  • Oliva Ester
    Mexico
    Oliva Ester received a loan from Ben Parizek to cover regular maintenance service for a solar energy home system in order to have a healthier energy source and improved wellbeing.
    Ben Parizek

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10
Team Members
$11,025
Amount Funded
351
Loans
35.1
Loans per member