Our Mission

Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development (LEND) is a student-run, microfinance organization that empowers entrepreneurs in Evanston to create businesses, create jobs, and reach financial self-sufficiency. By providing access to microcredit and business development services, LEND is devoted to connecting the Northwestern and Evanston communities under the shared objectives of aiding businesses, economic development, and social change.
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