Small business loans and microloans to help you get started with a new business, expand an existing business, or re-finance. And ask about our new Quick-Action Short-Term Working Capital Loans. Apply Now
Assistance getting a down payment and information about how to buy your first home or apartment.
Savings grants that match each dollar you save with a dollar in grant money.
Kwame Marfo, one of the newest members of the BCNA Board, is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at the Africa Empowerment Fund. He was the founder of Diaspora Capital LLP, a West Africa-focused investment platform, worked in strategy and business model analysis at the Bank of England, and was an Executive Producer of the award-winning documentary, When Elephants Fight. In addition to his work with BCNA, he is on the Boards of the Microfinance Club of New York and Nuku Inc., an Accra-based health and nutritional company working to create malaria-free zones in Sub-Saharan Africa.
We sat down with Kwame to learn more about his inspiration, his achievements, and his goals.
When I asked our loan portfolio manager, Jessica Martin, to bring me our most recent numbers for a report last week, I wasn't expecting the extraordinary news she was about to share.
In January, we issued our 3,070th loan, bringing the total amount of small business loans BCNA has disbursed since its first loan in 1998 to a remarkable 20 million dollars!
What makes this milestone exciting is more than just the excellent work of our terrific loan officers. It is that each dollar went to helping our clients – the vast majority of whom are recent immigrants or refugees.
Tuesday, June 5 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM - Event Details & Registration
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