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We loan because...
We work with artisans around the world and we know how important access to credit can be. Microcredit can make a huge difference in people's lives worldwide.

About us
We are a mission driven team interested in improving the lives of artisans and preserving traditional crafts worldwide. Check out the Novica site to meet artisans and discover some of the most unique handcrafted gifts online.

Location: Asia, Africa and Latin America       Team website

 

Latest Messages  

14 messages. Join the team to get in on the action!

Team Activity

  • Byron
    Guatemala
    Byron received a loan from Sandy to purchase a vehicle to improve his ability to distribute his creations to a greater variety of locations.
    Sandy
  • Patricia
    Peru
    Patricia received a loan from Julie to invest in a bulk purchase of silver and gemstones.
    Julie
  • Nestor
    Peru
    Nestor received a loan from Julie to invest in a bulk purchase of alpaca wool.
    Julie
  • José De Jesús
    El Salvador
    José De Jesús received a loan from Julie to buy wood for his carpentry workshop as he has been asked to make some benches for area churches.
    Julie
  • Wayan
    Indonesia
    Wayan received a loan from 2 team members to invest in a bulk purchase of wood.
    Suzanne Sandy
  • Kadek
    Indonesia
    Kadek received a loan from Sandy to invest in a bulk purchase of silver and gemstones.
    Sandy
  • Chaloemphon
    Thailand
    Chaloemphon received a loan from Sandy to invest in a bulk purchase of leather.
    Sandy
  • Ricardo
    Brazil
    Ricardo received a loan from Sandy to bring on additional artisans at the family workshop.
    Sandy
  • Ubaldina
    Peru
    Ubaldina received a loan from Sandy to invest in a bulk purchase of raw materials, including clay, wax and paint, as well as to bring on more ceramic artisans to help at the family workshop.
    Sandy
  • Nana
    Ghana
    Nana received a loan from Sandy to invest in a purchase of wood, beads and other supplies.
    Sandy
  • Mohamed
    Mali
    Mohamed received a loan from 2 team members to buy high-quality tools to increase production and buy raw materials to continue ancient Tuareg silversmith traditions.
    Alan L Julie
  • Fernando
    Peru
    Fernando received a loan from Julie to invest in a bulk purchase of alpaca wool.
    Julie

Impact   Updated Hourly

40
Team Members
$6,400
Amount Loaned
232
Loans
5.8
Loans per member