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We loan because...
we want to continue to help improve lives in a sustainable way.

About us
Alternative Breaks (AB) program are substance-free, community service-learning trip during the university's winter, spring and summer breaks. AB participants travel locally, nationally and internationally in teams to different cities, engage in active service, and have the opportunity to gain new perspectives on social issues while meeting community needs, and learning about and building upon community assets.

Location: College Park, MD       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • Jakana Foods
    Uganda
    Jakana Foods received a loan from Brian increase smallholder farmers’ incomes by buying unsold fruit that would otherwise go to waste and selling it as dried fruit.
    Brian
  • Sokney's Group
    Cambodia
    Sokney's Group received a loan from Brian to buy fertilizer and seeds to help her crops grow well.
    Brian
  • Carolyne's Group
    Kenya
    Carolyne's Group received a loan from Brian to purchase a solar light and increase maize cultivation.
    Brian
  • Del
    United States
    Del received a loan from Brian which helps a formerly homeless veteran and community advocate to help remove barriers contributing to long-term unemployment in his community.
    Brian
  • Millard
    United States
    Millard received a loan from Brian which helps empower farmers and reduce food waste by creating frozen products from surplus produce before it expires.
    Brian
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  • Sharifah
    Uganda
    Sharifah received a loan from Stephanie to stock more sacks of charcoal, hair braids, and hair treatment for her two businesses.
    Stephanie
  • Debra
    United States
    Debra received a loan from Brian which helps fund the purchase of salon equipment such as chairs, sinks, dryers and trolleys for my second location.
    Brian
  • Lawrence
    United States
    Lawrence received a loan from Brian which helps build a new savory line for The DEN so that we can expand our lunch menu and our pay-it-forward pizza program, and begin to offer new hot breakfast items.
    Brian
  • Smeu Group
    Cambodia
    Smeu Group received a loan from Brian to purchase a motorcycle for her children to ride to work and as well as for her family to use.
    Brian
  • Sophea Group
    Cambodia
    Sophea Group received a loan from Brian to purchase fertilizer and to pay for plowing costs.
    Brian
  • Viloyat
    Tajikistan
    Viloyat received a loan from Brian to buy mineral fertilizer and onion seeds for her farming business.
    Brian

Impact   Updated Hourly

17
Team Members
$11,425
Amount Loaned
454
Loans
26.7
Loans per member