microcredit

[ mahy-kroh-kred-it ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌkrɛd ɪt /

noun

the lending of very small amounts of money at low interest, especially to a start-up company or self-employed person.

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decorum
Also called mi·cro·lend·ing [mahy-kroh-len-ding] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌlɛn dɪŋ/.
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