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Ernestina Asante, a wood carver from Ghana
received a $500 loan to grow her business.

$1,259,418

Lent to artisans so far!

NEW: LOANS CAN NOW BE PROCESSED WITH

You can now make an Artisan Loan using your PayPal account. If you don't use PayPal, don't worry - you can still make loans with a credit or debit card, the same as before.


Samuel Coleman
Samuel Coleman

African drums - West Africa

Samuel is an artisan from Ghana who specializes in African drums. He would like to invest in a purchase of materials, including wood, leather, twine, polish and stains.

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Loan requested: $500

Robert Nortey
Robert Nortey

hand-carved wood masks - West Africa

Robert is a carver from Ghana who specializes in wood masks. He would like to invest in a purchase of raw materials, including wood, metal plates, beads, and sandpaper.

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Loan requested: $400

Miguel Mejia
Miguel Mejia

recyled metal sculptures - Andes

Miguel is an artisan from Peru who specializes in recyled metal sculptures. He would like to invest in a bulk purchase of tools and raw materials, including iron, nuts, welding supplies, and varnish.

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Loan requested: $800

Gung Gus
Gung Gus

hand-painted wood sculptures and masks - Bali and Java

Gung Gus is an artisan from Bali who specializes in hand-painted wood sculptures and masks. He would like to invest in a purchase of raw materials, including wood and paint.

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NEW

Loan requested: $700

Tania and Sandra
Tania and Sandra

sterling silver and gemstone jewelry - Andes

Tania and Sandra specialize in sterling silver and gemstone jewelry. They would like to invest in a bulk purchase of silver.

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NEW

Loan requested: $200

Rocio Davila Rojas
Rocio Davila Rojas

mate gourd décor and leather furniture - Andes

Rocio is an artisan from Peru who specializes in mate gourd décor and leather furniture. She would like to invest in a bulk purchase of leather and wood.

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NEW

Loan requested: $400

Aricadia
Aricadia

portraits and sensual paintings - Bali and Java

Aricadia is an artist from Indonesia who specializes in portraits and sensual paintings. He would like to invest in a purchase of supplies, including canvas and paint.

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NEW

Loan requested: $300

Samuel Okyere
Samuel Okyere

hand-carved wood masks and sculptures - West Africa

Samuel is an artisan from Ghana who specializes in hand-carved wood masks and sculptures. He would like to invest in a purchase of raw materials, including wood, sandpaper, and polish.

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Loan requested: $300

Raquel and Gregor
Raquel and Gregor

alpaca accessories - Andes

Raquel and Gregor specialize in alpaca accessories. They would like to invest in a bulk purchase of alpaca.

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Loan requested: $2,850

Ralph Kwasi Agudze
Ralph Kwasi Agudze

African masks and drums - West Africa

Ralph is an artisan from Ghana who specializes in African masks and drums. He would like to invest in a purchase of wood, leather and sandpaper.

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Loan requested: $150

Russamee Thepphanakit
Russamee Thepphanakit

cotton handbags - Thailand

Russamee is an artisan from Thailand who specializes in cotton handbags. She would like to invest in a bulk purchase of cotton fabric.

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Loan requested: $600

Cynthia Danquah
Cynthia Danquah

beaded jewelry - West Africa

Cynthia is an artisan from Ghana who specializes in beaded jewelry. She would like to invest in a purchase of supplies, including beads, thread, and bauxite.

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Loan requested: $100

Iuliana Ionele
Iuliana Ionele

alpaca knit scarves and hats - Andes

Iuliana specializes in alpaca knit scarves and hats. She will use this microcredit to design new garments and incorporate the latest color trends into her collection.

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Loan requested: $400

Raul Ulloa Baylon
Raul Ulloa Baylon

hand-woven tapestries - Andes

Raul is an artisan from Peru who specializes in hand-woven tapestries. He would like to invest in a bulk purchase of sheep and alpaca wool.

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Loan requested: $800

Mork Mendoza
Mork Mendoza

100% alpaca scarves and sweaters - Andes

Mork is a weaver from Peru who specializes in 100% alpaca scarves and sweaters. He would like to invest in a bulk purchase of alpaca wool.

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Loan requested: $800

Gobah Tengey-Seddoh
Gobah Tengey-Seddoh

kente weaves - West Africa

The Gobah Tengey-Seddoh are a family of weavers who specialize in kente weaves (pictured here is family member Fred Gobah-Tengey). They would like to invest in a purchase of cotton yarn.

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Loan requested: $300

Jimenez Family
Jimenez Family

hand-crafted jade and sterling silver jewelry - Central America

The Jimenez Family are artisans from Guatemala who specialize in hand-crafted jade and sterling silver jewelry. They would like to invest in a purchase of pure silver as well as new tools and equipment for their workshop, including an automatic silver washing machine and hoses with torches so that each artisan can have their own torch.

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Loan requested: $2,850

Francis Agbete
Francis Agbete

wood masks and leather desk sets - West Africa

Francis is an artisan from Ghana who specializes in wood masks and leather desk sets. He would like to purchase wood and leather in bulk, bring on additional artisans at his workshop, and acquire new tools.

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Loan requested: $2,000

Diana Dewi
Diana Dewi

wood batik home decor - Bali and Java

Diana is an artisan from Indonesia who specializes in wood batik home decor. She would like to invest in a bulk purchase of wood and raw carvings.

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Loan requested: $1,000

Aurea Sandra
Aurea Sandra

sterling silver and gemstone jewelry - Brazil

Aurea is an artisan from Brazil who specializes in sterling silver and gemstone jewelry. She would like to invest in a bulk purchase of silver.

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Loan requested: $500

NOVICA CUTS OUT THE FINANCIAL MIDDLEMEN

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In a climate where the world's most challenged entrepreneurs are subjected to painfully high interest rates, we've cut out all the financial middlemen, and in true NOVICA fashion, we've taken matters into our own hands.

We are proud to have launched the first-ever microfinance website where customers can purchase products and lend money directly to artisans, with loans at 0% interest!

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0% Interest for artisans.... are we crazy?! It sounds too good to be true, but this concept is only made possible by our unique ability to cut out the financial middlemen. In addition to dispatching all customer orders, our regional offices across the world can now also serve as disbursement centers for Artisan Loans, providing artisans direct access to the credit they need to grow their businesses.

Also, If we're receiving 0% funds from customers and lenders, we feel we should charge 0% to our participating artisans. Our economic incentive is for each artisan to grow their business and be successful.

 

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