Recent Microloans With Field Partners
Spartan Global extends microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries through a direct lending process. You can learn more about the steps involved here. Spartan Global's primary field partner is a Guatemalan nonprofit organization called As Green As It Gets. Since we began lending directly to field partners in 2011, we have extended over $14,000 in microloans. Highlighted below are some of these recent loans made to As Green As It Gets through the direct lending process.
A skilled auto-mechanic
Loan period: 3 months
This loan will help Giovanni buy an engine hoist, which will allow him to expand his business and do different type of repairs.
Nahula Weaving Cooperative
Near Lake Atitlán, Nahuala is a small group of traditional, foot-loom weavers that make their own stunning designs and fabrics.
Loan period: 18 months
Nahula will use the loan to put new proprietary designs on the market.
Skilled leatherworker with decades of experience designing bags, shoes, etc.
Loan period: 2 years
Sergio plans to use this capital to invest in inventory and to create new, innovative items.
Aspiring business owner selling specialty meats to his local community.
Loan period: 18 months
Plans to use loan to purchase equipment to begin his butcher shop. Pictured is Julio with the table he just purchased!
Coffee roaster and processor.
Loan amount: $1,300
Loan period: 2 years (repaid)
Victor has used his microloan from Spartan Global to jumpstart his coffee roasting business, and has since experienced unprecedented success.
Learn more here →
Recent Loans With Kiva
Spartan Global also provides microloans through Kiva, an online lending platfrom. You can learn more about how we work with Kiva here. Since we started lending in 2009, Spartan Global alone has extended close to $18,000 with an average loan of just $26. Combined with our Kiva lending team, we have extended 2,500+ microloans worth over $65,000. See some of our most recent loans below!
Raises pigs and other livestock in the Philippines
Loan amount: $25
Loan period: 13 months
See the full story here →
Interdisciplinary lending group in Cambodia
Loan amount: $100
Loan period: 14 months
Check it out here →
These recent loans have been made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. If you are inspired by these stories and our work, please consider donating to Spartan Global. Your generous contributions allow us to continue supporting aspiring entrepreneurs - 100% of donations are used to support microloans.