microloan


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mi·cro·loan

 (mī′krō-lōn′)
n.
A very small, often short-term loan made to an impoverished entrepreneur, as in an underdeveloped country.

microloan

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌləʊn)
n
(Banking & Finance) a very small loan
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Effective immediately, the People's Bank of China and its regional branches must stop licensing any new online microloan lenders, while offline bricks-and-mortar lenders must be constrained to operating within their registered locations, according to the order, a copy of which was obtained by the South China Morning Post.
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A RESTAURANT and cocktail bar has upgraded its facilities after securing a a PS25,000 microloan via the Finance for Business North East Microloan Fund.
With the typical microloan averaging $13,000, organizations like UMLF can support the small business industry and administer those microloans.
In addition, small landholders and other microloan recipients often lack business acumen.
On the other hand, the research also discredits critics' allegations that borrowers have been overwhelmed by microloan debts.
They are very passionate about the work they produce, making them an ideal candidate for a Microloan and set a great example to North East businesses.
7 percent in the portfolio of the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE), Macedonia is the sixth largest beneficiary of one of the largest microloan funds in the world.
Black Paw Brewery, which manufactures and distributes its own ales, received the investment from the Finance for Business North East Microloan Fund, a regional scheme managed by Rivers Capital Partners, which gives small companies with solid business plans the boost they need to grow.
A credit union helped a small-time baker grow from delivering home-baked goods to parties and weddings to placing Bundt cakes on regional grocery store chain shelves with a microloan of less than $50,000.