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Meet 4 Female Entrepreneurs from Kenya

Written by Antón Jáuregui on 8 March 2023

As in many other emerging countries, one of the biggest challenges for female entrepreneurs is the lack of access to finance. And this is where our local borrower U&I Microfinance comes in.

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Welcome to Tajikistan

Lendahand takes you to places you've, in all likelihood, never been. Soon we will be launching two new borrowers in Tajikistan. Before we tell you more about these ventures, we'd like to take you on a virtual journey to Central Asia.

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KORI: How access to financing is a challenge for Peruvian women

funding gap emerging marketsStoriesWritten by Antón Jáuregui on 11 January 2023

4 out of 10 companies in Peru have a woman in charge. Yet, as in many other emerging countries, getting access to financing is more difficult for women than their fellow male entrepreneurs. Local borrower KORI helps women tackle this challenge.

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FAQ Special - Late repayments and defaults

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 21 December 2022

As a crowdfunder, you know: there are risks associated with my investments. But how much risk are we talking about? What can actually happen? And most importantly, what will Lendahand do to help me get my repayments back?

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10 changes due to the new ECSP license

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Peter Stolze on 14 December 2022

Lendahand was the first Dutch crowdfunding platform to obtain the new European Crowdfunding Service Provider license from the AFM. Regarding the ECSP, there have been a few changes on our platform. Find them out here.

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Roam makes electric vehicles accessible in Africa

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 25 October 2022

Roam opens up a new sector to the Lendahand crowd: electric vehicles in Kenya. Kenyan/Swedish company Roam develops, designs, and deploys electric vehicles tailored for the African continent to support the transition to sustainable transport.

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