Image of two small business owners, a man and a woman, standing together with text above and to left. The Indus Fund Special Low-rate Microloan Program for Immigrant Business Owners. New Mainers can borrow up to $10,000. Below-market interest rates are as low as 3.50% APR* for up to five years.

Take advantage of a low-rate loan opportunity designed to support Maine’s Immigrant Business Community.

cPort proudly offers below-market interest rate microfinance loans to service the needs of small business owners within the immigrant community of Maine.

Small business owners could apply for loans and qualify to borrow up to $10,000 from our credit union in Maine. These funds can be used to support an existing business. To be eligible, applicants must be a first-generation Mainer ("New Mainer").

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Below-market Interests Rates

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Borrow up to $10K

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Community Supported

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cPort Indus Fund Contact

photo of Honorine Uwishema, Indus Fund small business loan contact and branch manager of cPort Credit Union in Portland, Maine

Honorine Uwishema
cPort Branch Manager
285 Forest Ave, Portland
(207) 253-4167
[email protected]

Indus Fund Loan

Effective as of September 1, 2023
TermAs Low As
Up to 5 Year Fixed Rate 3.50% APR
*APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Loan amount can be between $500 - $10,000.