Friendship Bridge
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Mission:
Friendship Bridge’s mission is to provide microcredit and education to Guatemalan women so that they can create their own solutions to poverty for themselves, their families and their communities. Our vision is of a world in which empowered women eliminate poverty. Friendship Bridge has designed ... Read more
Background and Main Challenges: 
In 1998, Friendship Bridge began work in Guatemala; a war-ravaged country suffering extreme poverty and offering limited opportunities to women. By 2003, almost 3,000 clients were borrowing from Friendship Bridge; by 2006 the number tripled to 9,000 clients; and today, we reach more than 19,000 ... Read more
Address: 
Avenida Santander 5-38 zona 2 Panajachel
Panajachel
Sololá
Guatemala
Phone: 
(502) 7762 0222
Fax: 
(502) 7762 2386
Email: 
info [at] friendshipbridge [dot] org
Main Funding Sources: 
Grants
Shareholder Capital
Préstamos
Donaciones
Products and Services: 
Loans
Préstamos
Capacitación y consultoría
Services Provided: 
Education
Educación
Looking for (Investment Types): 
Loans in Local Currency
Donations
Loans in US$
Capital
Préstamos en USD
Garantías
Donaciones para crear capacidad
% Operations Comprised by MF: 
61 - 70
Date established: 
Jan 1 1989
FYE: 
31-Dec
Regulated: 
no

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Partnerships

Current
Name Relationship
Kiva Funding
MicroPlanet Vendor
MicroRate Rating
REDCAMIF Network Affiliation
REDIMIF Network Affiliation
SEEP Network Affiliation

Related Organizations

Current
Name Relationship
Freedom from Hunger Partner
Global Partnerships Partner
Kiva Partner
REDCAMIF Network Affiliation
REDIMIF Network Affiliation
Rotary International Partner
Smart Campaign Endorsement
Social Performance Task Force Network Affiliation
Former
Name Relationship
MicroRate - Latin America Rating

At a glance

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Contacts

  • Karen Larson
    Executive Director
    klarson [at] friendshipbridge [dot] org
    (303) 674-0717
  • Nelson Moreno
    Gerente Financiero
    nmoreno [at] friendshipbridge [dot] org
    (502) 7762 0222

References

Daniel Ruiz