Trustee: Women's Initiative for Self-Employment

San Francisco, CA


Why are you interested in becoming a Trustee?
The mission of our Finanicial Services is to bring access to capital to graduates of our 11-week business training course who want to start or expand a small business or Microenterprise. Most of our graduates struggle to qualify for small business loans through traditional lending sources, therefore, we strive to establish formal linkages with financial institutions and other sources of capital in order to expand the lending and equity options available for our graduates. Kiva Zip offers a unique channel through which WI graduates can access capital and market there businesses.
What is the mission of your organization?
Our mission is to build the entrepreneurial capacity of women to overcome economic and social barriers and achieve self-sufficiency.

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About Women's Initiative for Self-Employment

Trustee type: Non-profit 501c3
Location: San Francisco, CA
Time on Kiva: October 4, 2013 (43 months)
Total loans: $5,000
Repaid in full: Not enough data
Defaulted: Not enough data
Repayment rate: Not enough data


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