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Windmill Microlending and Lighthouse Labs join forces to help immigrants achieve career success

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Looking to advance and launch your career in web development or data science?

Windmill Microlending can help you afford a Lighthouse Labs’ program.

To thrive in a rapidly changing environment, many immigrants chose a career in tech to increase their professional opportunities. Why? Because web development and data science qualifies newcomers for a wider variety of jobs and helps thestand out from the competition.

About Windmill Microlending

Windmill Microlending is a Canadian charity offering low-interest microloans of up to $15,000 to help newcomers pay for the education they need to succeed in Canada. Since 2005, Windmill has supported over 5,000 immigrants and refugees overcome underemployment and succeed in their careers. 

If you are a protected person or convention refugee, you can apply for Windmill’s interest-free Refugee Loan Program, as long as you do it within three years from the time you have attained refugee status in Canada. 

Windmill can help with affordable, low-interest loans to pay for program costs and other expenses during your period of study. 

A Windmill loan sets our clients on the road to success

On average, our clients in the IT field increase their income by 3.5x

To date, Windmill has supported 333 newcomers in the IT field

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Windmill’s low-interest loans help skilled immigrants achieve career success in Canada. Take our two-minute eligibility quiz to find out if a Windmill loan is right for you. 


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Windmill’s statistics as of September 30, 2020. Income data is based only on those who have completed their Career Success Plan and paid their loan in full.