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Loans to women

Women around the world have less access to fair credit—while 46% of men have access to formal financial services, only 27% women do. Support women starting businesses, going to school, leading their communities and building strong families.

Jenny
Papua New Guinea
A loan of $600 helps to increase stock for her chicken project. Read more

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A loan of $5,900 helps a member to purchase sheets, blankets, quilts, hammocks, hats and more. Read more
A loan of $3,900 helps a member to buy daily consumer products to stock her store shelves, in addition to chickens. Read more
A loan of $4,825 helps a member to buy cloth in bulk for making fabrics. Read more
A loan of $4,200 helps a member to buy a supply of lingerie to sell. Read more
A loan of $3,925 helps a member to buy fabric, shoes and chicks for fattening. Read more
A loan of $5,850 helps a member to buy rice, noodles, oil, herbs, soap, fruit, vegetables, meat, and other products. Read more
A loan of $6,350 helps a member to buy sweets, ice cream, cookies, soda, vegetables, fruits, and other products. Read more
Valentina
Timor-Leste
A loan of $1,000 helps to pay her children's school tuition fees. Read more
Leona
Philippines
A loan of $1,000 helps to purchase items like canned goods, personal care products, etc. to sell in her store. Read more
Hikoyat
Tajikistan
A loan of $850 helps to pay her son's tuition at the University. Read more
A loan of $225 helps a member to gain access to cost efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation. Read more
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