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, HMFI client & founder of ATA Transportation

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Semester-End Reflection: Moonlan Zhang, CEO

May 16, 2019

Semester-End Reflection By Moonlan Zhang  (SFS ’20) HMFI has been a significant part of my Georgetown experience since my first weeks of freshmen year. This semester, I’ve had the...

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Senior Spotlight: Michael Bakan

April 24, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Michael Bakan By Michael Bakan  (MSB’19) What Martin Luther King Jr. said about church can easily apply to my experience at Georgetown: it’s not just a place...

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