Welcome to the Hilltop Microfinance Initiative

HMFI aims to empower individuals by promoting financial independence and stimulating economic growth in the DC area. We offer a committed partnership that helps small business owners excluded from the commercial lending system grow their businesses by providing affordable access to capital.

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“I decided to apply for a loan with HMFI because it was a good opportunity for me to obtain capital that I would not otherwise have access to.”

-Aaron, client & founder of ATA Transportation

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Small Business Loans Disbursed in 2017


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New Hire Spotlight: Kevin Kim

April 08, 2019

New Hire Spotlight: Kevin Kim By Kevin Kim  (Col’22) Having attended a Jesuit high school in the heart of Los Angeles, I immediately realized through service opportunities the importance...

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What is Microfinance?

April 08, 2019

What is Microfinance? By Isabelle Wisco (MSB’22) Simply put, microfinance fosters financial empowerment. Its origins date back to the 18th century when, during economic crisis, the Irish Loan Fund...

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