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Every small, individual action can make a big difference -- especially if millions participate. A modest micro-loan will give an entrepreneur a hand-up to start a new business and provide for his or her family.

About us
Intel is the corporate sponsor of the Small Things Challenge. The company is providing financial support as well as providing opportunities throughout the year to increase global awareness for the issues addressed by the Small Things Challenge – providing opportunities so children in developing countries can attend primary school and their parents can earn higher incomes.
The Intel Small Things Challenge builds upon Intel’s 40 years of active involvement in education. The company is again investing about $100 million in education in 2009. Over the last decade, Intel has invested over $1 billion and Intel employees have donated more than 2 million hours towards improving education in 50 countries.
Individuals can provide support and find more information about the Small Things Challenge – including the online petition and a video featuring musicians and actors who support the cause – at

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  • Roberto
    Puerto Rico
    Roberto received a loan from Mike purchase inventory, buy minor equipment and make improvements in our location to start production.
  • Monicah
    Monicah received a loan from Scott to buy seeds and start horticulture farming.
  • Hukam
    Hukam received a loan from Hong to buy solar cells for his family.
    $900 to go
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  • José Balbino
    El Salvador
    José Balbino received a loan from Hong to buy seafood to sell and to raise fish, and to buy concentrated food for their growth.
    $275 to go
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  • Ruta
    Ruta received a loan from Ed to buy fertilizer, chemicals, sprayers, crops, a new wheelbarrow, a machete, and a shovel.
  • Wanchai
    Wanchai received a loan from Nick to purchase chickens for an organic egg farm.
  • Sundas
    Sundas received a loan from Julie to buy crockery, stocks of oil, spices and food items.

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#10 for Amount Loaned (All Time)