Cauca Local Insights
Causa Local and the Cooperative Development and Investment Fund (FIDECOOP, in Spanish) announced an alliance in which FIDECOOP will recommend and endorse businesses they identify as eligible to apply for micro-loans of up to $15,000 at 0% interest from the kiva.org crowd-lending platform.
El Nuevo Dia
Our founder, Ana Maria Cintron, sat down with El Nuevo Dia to share her experience in founding Causa Local and what keeps her going in the non-profit.
"Some time ago I incorporated my own non-profit company: Local Cause to provide access to capital to local entrepreneurs through a global online platform called Kiva and other resources. So far we have impacted over 150 local entrepreneurs and awarded more of $ 1M in loans up to $ 10,000 at 0% interest. " - Ana María Cintrón, Director & Founder Causa Local.
Ana María Cintrón, our founder and director of Causa Local, joins us in this new episode of Para Servirle Podcast. In the episode, Ana María shares how the organizations have offered to entrepreneurs, the importance of collaboration and what KIVA loans are. She also talked about all the work it has been to found and grow a nonprofit organization in recent years, from starting in her spare time while working in private business until he decided to quit fear and start Causa Local.
Cision Puerto Rico
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is using a $1 million grant from Wells Fargo to support economic recovery in storm-ravaged communities in Puerto Rico.