Join us to support the creation of 15 micro-enterprises in developing countries through social micro-finance !

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The project

Pour voir la campagne en Français, cliquez ici ! 

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Currently studying Entrepreneurship in Amsterdam, we are a young couple passionate about social entrepreneurship and travel. After our studies, we always wanted to travel around the world, but we were looking for a meaning... the social micro-credit was the solution!

 

Convinced by the power of this financial tool, we started the realisation of this project in September 2014 through the association Micro-crédit Macro-action. 1 year later... so the 13 of September 2015, we will leave  for a 11months trip to support social micro-credit in Asia and Africa. 

 

Our experience and knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship, micro-finance and back-packing/hiking in Middle-East & Europe and your support will enable us to make it possible ! Screen_shot_2015-04-04_at_12.35.29-1428144271

Micro-credit is a small loan given to the poor, who are rejected from the classical banking system, so they can start small businesses and lift their family out of poverty.

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Since September 2014, we are members of a French non-profit organization, Micro-crédit Macro-action (MCMA) which aims to support the creation of small enterprises in developing countries through social micro-finance.

 

Created in 2013, the first adventure of MCMA was a great success ! The founders have created more then 300 micro-entreprises in Asia and Africa and visited the field partners (in Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Tanzania) during their 6 months bike journey.

 

Today, we are six:

- Arthur & Hugo: the founders, currently in France

- Clara & Isaure: another 2015 MCMA team, completing their mission by bike across Asia

- and us :) 

 

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Our missions:

- Raise and distribute funds to the micro-entrepreneurs in Myanmar, India and Tanzania.

- Visit the Micro-Finance Institutions and the beneficiaries supported.

- Report you how micro-finance works on the field and our adventure.

 

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The process

 

Step 1: We raise funds from companies and individuals.

Step 2: We distribute 100% of  the donations to our partners, the Micro-Finance Institutions.

Step 3: Our partners deliver micro-credits (average: 120€) and trainings to the beneficiaries so they can start a successful business !

Step 4: And they reimburse their credit to the Micro-Finance Institutions. Afterwards, a new micro-credit is given… it’s a real snow-ball effect !

 

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So Oo Tehtwin (Myanmar - Yangon)

- created in 2013

- 800 active beneficiaries

- average loan = 142€

- visit in November 2015

 

Want to know more about them, click here

 

STEP (India – Kolkatta)

- created in 2007

- 6 000 active beneficiaries

- average loan = 105€

- visit in January 2016

 

Website is here ! Follow them on Facebook, here ;)

 

IDYDC (Tanzania - Iringa)

- created in 1991

- 3 800 active beneficiaries

- average loan = 150€

- visit in July 2016

 

Still curious ? Click here

 

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Planning

- September 2015 to March 2016: Cambodia, Thaïlande, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India and Nepal

- March to May 2016: Oman, UAE, Iran

- June to August 2016: Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania

Why fund it?

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The KissKissBankBank fund will be added to our overall fund raising (sponsorship with companies, etc) in order to create in total 40 micro-enterprises !

 

Funds distribution

 

Amount in total: Around 5-6000€ (incl. 2k€ from KKBB)

-> So Oo Tehtwin from Myanmar: 2000€ (incl. 1000€ from KKBB)

-> STEP from India: 1500€ (incl. 500€ from KKBB)

-> IDYDC from Tanzania: 1500€ (incl. 500€ from KKBB)

 

Transfert Date: July 2015

 

That's it ! Any question ?

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MCMA - Agota & Quentin

Agota, Hungarian, 24yrs, optimistic but messy. She likes yoga and sushi. Quentin, French (Ch'ti), 23yrs, curious but dreamer. He likes Renault 4L and welsch !

Newest comments

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Have fun and congrats for this incredible project!
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I'm glad that these people around the world are not only lucky enough to get financial support by you guys, but that they also will be able to receive your love and passion as well! (that's priceless;) ) Wish you guys all the best in this trip, make it an unforgettable memory! P.S. Quentin knows about my high standards for good recipes... ;)
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Enjoy your trip my friends. Awesome project!