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Our Impact

A Windmill loan can have a big impact on our clients, who significantly increase their incomes and are less likely to stay under-employed. Take a closer look at our outcomes, demographics and loan portfolio below.

Outcomes*

Income grows by

on average, with some
variance by profession.
For example, engineers achieve
almost 11X income growth.

Unemployment drops
from approximately

40% to 10%

Windmill Microlending Unemployment Decrease

upon repayment of a Windmill loan.

93%

of our clients’
learning plans are
completed or in progress.

Demographics**

Intended Occupations

Our client demographic by occupation

Countries of Origin


Top 4:

India
Nigeria
The Philippines
Iran

127countries of origin represented.

National Impact

Windmill loans are available across Canada, in every province and territory.

Loan Portfolio Facts as of December 31, 2019

Size of the Loan Program

2,139

 

total active loans,
including 248 in the
Refugee Loan Program.

Repayment Rate

97%

Program Milestones

 

$34M+ 

in approved loans

4,877+ 

approved loans

*All figures based on clients who had completed their learning plan and paid in full as of December 31, 2019. These figures are conservative, as some clients are still working on obtaining their credentials during their repayment period. This may be the case for professions with a long and/or multi-part credential process, i.e. dentists and doctors.

**All demographic statistics are based on clients with the required data as of December 31, 2019.

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