Milaap, India’s online platform that enables people to lend to India’s working poor so they can get access to education, clean water, energy and more recently launched a “Adopt and Entrepreneur” scheme. Milaap’s intention is to have 30 entrepreneurs listed on their website fully funded by India’s Independence Day, August 15th. Milaap is using an email campaign to increase the amount of funds deployed as loans, through Milaap field partners, to support Indian Entrepreneurs. At the time of writing (11th August, four days before their campaign deadline) Milaap have 27 of the target 30 entrepreneurs fully funded.

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