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*[http://www.sba.gov/financing/sbaloan/microloans.html US Small Business Association]
 
*[http://www.sba.gov/financing/sbaloan/microloans.html US Small Business Association]
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*[http://www.opportunity.org/ Opportunity International]
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*[http://www.accion.org/ Accion International]
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**[http://www.accionusa.org/ Accion USA]
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*[http://www.microenterpriseworks.org/ Association for Enterprise Opportunity]
   
   

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<< Development actors

For all accounts donors include bilateral and multilateral agents. Bilateral agencies are, for example, DFID, USAID, SIDA or JICA. Multilateral agencies include the World Bank, the IMF, the UN and its institutions, the EU and the regional development banks (AfDB, ADB, IDB). Although UN agencies are not so much Donors as managers of funds.

Microloans

Loans less than a few thousand dollars can be considered microloans. Banks and organizations providing microloans to developing communities provide a vital service in the development of that community. Sometimes a loan of as little as $20 US can do its part to lift a family out of severe poverty.

Organizations providing microloans