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Microloans have achieved incredible success in empowering individuals, reducing poverty, and developing communities all over the world!

About us
The Microfinance Alliance is a student group at the University of Minnesota that reaches out to students, faculty, and community members in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area. It exists to promote awareness of microfinance and connect organizations to people who want to get involved (and vice versa)! Many of its members are affiliated with the University's Carlson School of Management.

Location: Minneapolis, MN       Team website

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Micrédito
    Nicaragua
    Micrédito received a loan from Erin to provide loans to 450 smallholder farmers, helping them feed themselves, their families, and the country during COVID-19.
    Erin
    $256,400 to go
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  • Coop Norandino
    Peru
    Coop Norandino received a loan from John support organic-based cooperative members that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
    John
  • Nucafe
    Uganda
    Nucafe received a loan from Benjamin to double incomes for smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda with advance payments during COVID-19.
    Benjamin
  • Friendship Bridge
    Guatemala
    Friendship Bridge received a loan from Benjamin this Field Partner use technology to reach Guatemala women to provide loans, education, and health services during the crisis.
    Benjamin
  • Visionfund Ecuador
    Ecuador
    Visionfund Ecuador received a loan from 2 team members this Field Partner support their 50,000 clients that have been impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Erin Benjamin
  • Annah
    Kenya
    Annah received a loan from Paul to buy inputs to increase her farm's production.
    Paul
  • Odef
    Honduras
    Odef received a loan from Erin support borrowers in restarting businesses and agricultural production affected by COVID-19.
    Erin
  • Valentine
    Kenya
    Valentine received a loan from Paul to access premium seeds and high quality fertilizer for 0.5 acres of maize.
    Paul
  • Dorothy
    Kenya
    Dorothy received a loan from Paul to support her to increase her feeds to boost her milk production.
    Paul
  • Abigael
    Kenya
    Abigael received a loan from Paul to access premium seeds and high quality fertilizer for one acre of maize, in addition to advice and insurance, optimizing for increased productivity and profits.
    Paul
  • Caurie
    Senegal
    Caurie received a loan from Erin this Field Partner support groups of women in Senegal whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
    Erin
  • Donald
    United States
    Donald received a loan from Erin which helps me to bring back employees, at least part time and purchase inventory.
    Erin

Impact   Updated Hourly

25
Team Members
$18,900
Amount Funded
772
Loans
30.9
Loans per member