Lending Promise, Inc.
Lending Promise, Inc.


Ashoka's mission is to shape a citizen sector that is entrepreneurial, productive and globally integrated, and to develop the profession of social entrepreneurship around the world. Ashoka identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs - extraordinary individuals with unprecedented ideas for change in their communities - supporting them, their ideas and institutions through all phases of their careers.

Microcredit Summit Campaign
The Microcredit Summit Campaign brings together microcredit practitioners, advocates, educational institutions, donor agencies, international financial institutions and non-governmental organizations to promote best practices, to learn from each other and work towards reaching the goal of overcoming poverty.

The Microfinance Gateway
The Microfinance Gateway is a comprehensive online resource that includes research and publications, specialized resource centers, organization and consultant profiles, and the latest news, events, and job opportunities in microfinance.

The Global Development Research Center
The Global Development Research Center is a virtual organization that furthers education and research on environment, urban and community issues.

Grameen Bank
Grameen Bank has reversed conventional banking practices by removing the need for collateral and creating a credit system based on mutual trust, accountability, participation and creativity. The bank provides credit to the poor in rural Bangladesh and its practices have been replicated in 30 countries.

Lending Promise is a tax-exempt, 501-C3 nonprofit corporation.