Enterprise Development

Funding micro and small businesses with access to markets


Imagine an India where over 423 million people of working age are unemployed

Small businesses are the engines of job growth in any developing economy. There are 26 million small enterprises in India, employing over 60 million. Yet only about 5% of these enterprises have access to the capital they require.Read more

Milaap works with a number of social businesses, NGOs and supply chain networks to fund micro-entrepreneurs engaged in food processing, manufacturing, artisan and handmade products, community products and services (water, toilets, etc.) that not only increases the entrepreneur’s income but also enables job creation and access to essential services. We believe that every loan we fund will, on an average, generate 5 new jobs and improve incomes by 15%-25% annually.

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The long term impact of Enterprise Development

  • Market Linkages create safety nets for the entrepreneur


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  • More income creates affordability of basic needs



  • Grassroot entrepreneurship creates jobs in local communities.


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