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We loan because...
Living in a country where millions have grown up under oppression and without privilege or equal opportunity, we as privileged and fortunate South Africans acknowledge our responsibility and relish the opportunity to contribute meaningfully toward the support of entrepreneurial endeavor which would otherwise not have been possible.

About us
South Africa is known as "the rainbow nation" as it is a melting pot of cultural, traditional, spiritual, lingual and racial diversity.

Location: South Africa      

 

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Team Activity

  • Tamareneh "let's Help Ourselves" Group
    Sierra Leone
    Tamareneh "let's Help Ourselves" Group received a loan from Lydon to pay for improved seeds, organic inputs, and tractor rental, which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence farming by farming a larger area with a higher yield.
    Lydon
  • Urwego Bank
    Rwanda
    Urwego Bank received a loan from 3 team members to quickly get money into the hands of women and other financially excluded groups to re-start their businesses and begin to recover from the effects of three months of lockdown.
    Phil Graham Brad and Tarryn
  • Wid Energy
    Zambia
    Wid Energy received a loan from 3 team members to purchase solar home systems that will be financed for rural customers in Zambia.
    Jason Bagley Fred Wickus
  • Mohammed
    Egypt
    Mohammed received a loan from Fred to buy seeds and production equipment specialized for agricultural land to cultivate his land with potato seeds.
    Fred
  • Reguem
    Burkina Faso
    Reguem received a loan from Fred to buy 3 truckloads of wood and 50 sacks of coal and to put aside some money to help her children and build them a house.
    Fred
  • Biolite Kenya
    Kenya
    Biolite Kenya received a loan from 2 team members to bring a brighter future to families living in energy poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Fred Brad and Tarryn
  • Catherine
    Kenya
    Catherine received a loan from Graham to buy cereals and beans to resell, earning a commission that will improve her family's standard of living.
    Graham
  • Beth
    Kenya
    Beth received a loan from Graham to buy farming inputs, such as hybrid seeds and fertilizer, to improve her maize farm's output.
    Graham
  • Winny
    Kenya
    Winny received a loan from Graham to buy high quality certified seeds and fertilizer in order to improve production, generate more income, and improve her quality of life.
    Graham
  • Elizabeth
    Kenya
    Elizabeth received a loan from Graham to purchase farming inputs such as high-quality seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to boost her yields and, eventually, through increased profits, improve her standard of living.
    Graham
  • Salina
    Kenya
    Salina received a loan from Graham to buy farm inputs, like high-quality seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers, to improve her production and meet the overwhelming demand for food in her remote village.
    Graham
  • Nancy
    Kenya
    Nancy received a loan from Graham to buy farm inputs, such as fertilizers, to improve crop production on her crop farm.
    Graham

Impact   Updated Hourly

117
Team Members
$81,700
Amount Funded
3,082
Loans
26.3
Loans per member