Rabobank supports Lendahand Foundation with EUR 10K!

We're very happy that Rabobank Foundation (Share4More) will donate the amount of EUR 10.000 to the Lendahand Foundation! This amount will be used to organize training sessions in The Philippines for the next 6 months. On behalf of the 150+ Philippine SME entrepreneurs that will benefit from the sessions, many thanks!!

Training financial statements Cebu

In July, a 1- day training session was held for 13 Philippine SME entrepreneurs in Cebu City to better understand financial statements. If learned properly, it would enable SMEs to manage their business better and use it as a vital tool in decision making.

Buy a book & Support SME entrepreneurs

Whenever you buy a book via, you can choose to donate 10% of the purchase amount to the Lendahand Foundation. Enjoy the read while supporting SME entrepreneurs!

Enjoy your holiday & do good at the same time!

You can now support Lendahand Foundation by booking your hotels via BookDifferent. 50% of their profit on each booking will go to the Lendahand Foundation! Enjoy your holiday while supporting entrepreneurs!

First training in Ghana!

On 26th of May, together with our partner ABII national, we held our first training for over 50 SMEs in Ghana. Download the full report.

CSR training in The Philippines

In September 2014, SMEs learned about fair trade and how to become a socially responsible business. Read full report

Finance training in The Philippines

In March 2015, Philippine entrepreneurs received a training on financial statements and basic taxation just ahead of the tax season. Download full report.

Looking back, looking ahead

At the beginning of a new year, what do we enjoy? Exactly, looking back at what we have done and looking forward to what is to come!

In 2014, we were able to

Start the Lendahand training program with 3 pillars:

SME training: how to become a social entrepreneur

What does it mean to be a social entrepreneur in the Philippines? What can you, as SME owner, do extra to create positive impact to your community and wider environment? All relevant questions for the training held in the 3rd quarter of this year.

Together with NPFC we organized this training both in Manila and in Cebu, due to great demand from the SME owners. It is one of the many steps we aim to take to create future proof SMES; SMEs that are better able to foresee the demand of the market and thus great sustainable growth in the long run

Blog via The Broker: Making entrepreneurship training work

This blog was previously posted on The Broker Online and written by Tonia Dabwe.

First training in the Philippines!

We are proud to announce that in March 2014 we have held our first training in the Philippines. Together with our partner NPFC we have trained over 27 SME owners in Financial Management. SME owners who received a loan through Lendahand mesofinance are able to attend the trainings, designed and financed by Lendahand and NPFC. 27 entrepreneurs were trained on the latest tax requirements and benefits, tips for a healthier financial administration and other financing options.