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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

 

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Team Activity

  • One Acre Fund
    Tanzania
    One Acre Fund received a loan from Erin one Acre Fund farmers in Tanzania access seeds and supplies on credit to help them feed themselves, their families and their communities.
    Erin
    $144,100 to go
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  • Rosa
    Mexico
    Rosa received a loan from John to cover the cost of maintenance for a solar energy home system to ensure a healthier energy source for her family's well-being.
    John
  • Naomi
    Ghana
    Naomi received a loan from 1 team members to buy stocks of drinks for sale.
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    $725 to go
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  • Enso Nyame Ye (Rock) Group
    Ghana
    Enso Nyame Ye (Rock) Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase more clothing, such as kente, GTP, Hitaget, etc., to meet customers' demand.
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  • Maya
    United States
    Maya received a loan from 1 team members which helps a black woman-owned nonprofit open its first brick-and-mortar location.
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  • Kousar
    Pakistan
    Kousar received a loan from Paul to purchase more cattle to serve more customers.
    Paul
  • Hellen
    Zambia
    Hellen received a loan from Paul to expand her business by buying more chicks and poultry equipment in order to meet her customers' needs.
    Paul
  • Faith
    Uganda
    Faith received a loan from Paul purchase of agro farm inputs.
    Paul
  • Soa
    Madagascar
    Soa received a loan from Paul to buy pigs and feed.
    Paul
  • Saktut
    Indonesia
    Saktut received a loan from Erin to invest in a bulk purchase of rayon and cotton fabric.
    Erin
  • Edna
    Kenya
    Edna received a loan from Paul to purchase farm inputs (hybrid seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers) to produce a good harvest.
    Paul
  • Elosy
    Kenya
    Elosy received a loan from Paul to purchase modern farm inputs, such as fertilizers and seeds, in order to make additional profits.
    Paul

Impact   Updated Hourly

23
Team Members
$22,500
Amount Funded
888
Loans
38.6
Loans per member