Microfinance. Making a Difference.

Loans Across Borders a University of Arizona Microfinance Club

Micro Loans

We provide small dollar loans to people unbanked, or otherwise financially excluded, so that they have the ability to start or grow their business. Check out our current partnerships and the status of our current loans.
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Community Involvement

We participate in our local community, on campus and throughout Tucson, by attending local events, supporting local charities, and raising awareness about micro-finance.

Real World Experience

Join the Loans Across Borders team and get real world experience by putting your classroom education to use. Gain experience in various fields that include leadership, event planning, marketing, finance, web development, non-profits and much more.

Giving Back

It is important to us that we get involved abroad not only to help those in extreme poverty, but also to participate in the realization that we are citizens of the world and that we can have an impact outside of our college community

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University of Arizona Involvement Fair 2014

University of Arizona Involvement Fair 2014

Tomorrow all of the clubs at the University of Arizona will be on the mall trying to convince you to join their organization. By the time you walk across the UA mall you’ll probably end up with tons flyers and tons of options. Here is my 2 cents on how to get the most out of a club. Why you should join a club Wow. So many reasons. New friends – I met some of my best friends by joining different clubs. Real world experience – Apply what you learn in classes to real situations. You look for internships to get experience in your field. Don’t forget that clubs can also give you experience. Resume improvement – Getting involved on campus always looks good on your resume. However, some people join as many clubs as they can and never show up to any club meetings or events just to be able to put more clubs on their resume. What these people don’t realize is when your interviewing for jobs you WILL be asked about what experience you have. You might even be asked how you contributed to a specific club listed on your resume. And if you weren’t active in the clubs listed on your resume. You are now in deep shit. If you were active in the clubs listed on your resume you have a leg up in that interview! How to pick the right club Be prepared for the club fair! There are a lot of clubs and you want to make sure you pick the right ones. Not all clubs are created equal. I once ignorantly... read more