U.S. microfinance: Who’s on our side?

One evening last week, Brooklyns’ Borough Hall opened its doors to over hundred information hungry entrepreneurs.
Nydia Velazquez, A spunky and bold congresswoman addressed the diverse crowd of entrepreneurs.

This is what she had to say…

Nydia Velasquez from Erica Dorn on Vimeo.

The recovery package has included…

The economic recovery package will enable up to $50 million to be disbursed in small, community-based loans like microloans that are capped at $35,000 each. In addition to this money, $24 million in technical assistance grants will also be available for the microlenders.


Erica Dorn is a fellow in New York City researching U.S. Microfinance.  Please feel welcome to contact her at erica.dorn@fellows.kiva.org


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