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Bloom Microventures

Hanoi, Vietnam

Location

Description

Bloom Microventures, a non-profit social business, offers socially-responsible poverty-fighting day tours (microfinance tours) to marginalized communities in the developing world. Tours are conducted in a small village outside of Hanoi. All tour members will visit the recipient of the microloan their tour fee is funding.

How it works:

  1. Sign up for a microfinance tour
  2. Travel with staff off the beaten path to meet hardworking entrepreneurs and learn about their plans to enhance their businesses and livelihoods that will help them escape from poverty.
  3. After the tour, the fees paid for the tour are disbursed as a microloan to the entrepreneurs you have interacted with, ultimately providing stepping stones for the entrepreneurs and the community to escape poverty.
  4. Follow the progress and loan repayments of the entrepreneurs you met through their online project center.

Join-in tours are available on Saturdays from 8am to 6pm. Private tours can also be arranged.

As of 2015, price is $75 for adults, $60 for students and $30 for children under 7. They prefer US dollars or Vietnamese dong, but can also accept bank transfers (no credit cards).

Hours

Saturdays from 8am-6pm for group tours; Private tours can also be arranged.

Contact

Phone

+84-164-3876-594

Address

Floor 6, APEC building, 14 Le Dai Hanh, Hai Ba Trung Ha Noi, Vietnam

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