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We believe in the inherent dignity of all persons regardless of circumstance and want to extend a helping hand to others less fortunate.

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We welcome everyone worldwide who has attended UC Berkeley or who is a friend of the university. Help us make a difference! Go Bears!

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Team Activity

  • Jayalakshmi
    India
    Jayalakshmi received a loan from 1 team members to start her own sweet-selling enterprise by making them out of jaggery and fried gram and selling these products in the local market.
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    $175 to go
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  • Fatima
    Lebanon
    Fatima received a loan from Lauren to buy additional accessories like earrings and brushes to sustain her business and increase her income.
    Lauren
  • U Saw Ye Win
    Myanmar (Burma)
    U Saw Ye Win received a loan from 4 team members to convert seasonal workers into permanent jobs.
    Lauren Michele Jean Rishi
  • Healthy Business Group
    Sierra Leone
    Healthy Business Group received a loan from 2 team members to pay for improved seed and tractor rental which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.
    Michele Rishi
  • Kalsada
    Philippines
    Kalsada received a loan from Rishi to purchase fair-trade coffee from 290 Filipino smallholder farmers, boosting their incomes by 60%.
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    $18,450 to go
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  • Kimberly Korin
    Peru
    Kimberly Korin received a loan from Ethan to pay the cost of a specialization course in systems engineering.
    Ethan
  • Kasiyatama Farmers Group
    Sierra Leone
    Kasiyatama Farmers Group received a loan from 2 team members to pay for improved seed and tractor rental which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.
    Jean Rishi
  • Adeline
    Haiti
    Adeline received a loan from Rishi to sells cookstoves for profit.
    Rishi
  • Murika Group
    Burundi
    Murika Group received a loan from Rishi increase his capital and buy a large supply of cassava to make chickwang [steamed cassava dough] to sell.
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    $1,075 to go
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  • Twiyegeranye Group
    Burundi
    Twiyegeranye Group received a loan from Rishi to purchase a large amount of rice, beans, cassava flour, and cornmeal to resell, so as to earn more.
    Rishi
    $3,725 to go
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  • Tomatoya Group
    Nicaragua
    Tomatoya Group received a loan from Rishi to buy seeds, fertilisers and insecticides to sow 1.74 acres of beetroot.
    Rishi
    $1,550 to go
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Impact   Updated Hourly

216
Team Members
$186,275
Amount Loaned
6,620
Loans
30.6
Loans per member

Rankings In Alumni Groups Category

#4 for New Users (All Time)
#4 for New Users (Last Month)
#8 for Amount Loaned (This Month)
#7 for Amount Loaned (Last Month)