Malek El Rahabi, Algeria

Engineer recognized by the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

I'll never forget ACEM's professionalism: a warm welcome, the quality of information about the services and the ability of the loan committee members to listen during the interview.

Marie Olafsdottir, Futurpreneur Canada

Volunteer since 2014

I am delighted to be able to give a hand to new entrepreneurs and to help them to give life to their projects!

Montreal Community Loan Fund

Montreal's original Microcredit

Leading player in microfinance / microcredit in Montreal, the Montreal Community Loan Fund provides financing and technical support.

Maryam Nikoopour, Iran

Webmaster (recognition completed)

It was only two months after moving to Montréal, when I decided to study at McGill. This big achievement wouldn't have been possible without ACEM’s financial support. The group is professional and the smooth workflow enables you to meet the deadlines without any delay.

Ohrizon

Julie-Anne Perreault

I am doing those workshops to take action, solidify my business model and to learn the different stages of starting a business.

La Troisième Avenue

Executive Director

Without ACEM, we would have cut jobs and stopped all activities. We are very satisfied of the speed of work with which ACEM answered our needs as well as other community organizations.

Miguel Rojas, Venezuela

Engineer, Recognition in process

Thank you ACEM for your trust and support to help me acheive a new quality of life by working in my field of expertise. You deserve my gratitude and admiration.

Interview: Crêpes mobiles Kebreiz

Evane Cusson-Calves

In addition to their financial help that allowed me to participate in a big event, I appreciated their constant presence through out the process. A really great team!

Fraiçois Aitsalem (A.K.A Harmony)

Investor since 2007

I was looking to invest in a microcredit organization that is helping other people. ACEM is a responsible organization that helps future entrepreneurs by making their business projects a reality!

Diana Gibbs

Investor since 2003

The human being is at the heart of the intervention of ACEM, and the organization offers attention and support to maximize their chances of success. This is an important way to fight poverty in Montreal. That's why I chose to support the work ACEM by becoming an investor.

N.M, Iran

Nurse

Immigrants come to this country in the hope of a better life in terms of job and salary. Their resources are limited and getting a job and taking professional exams is hard. The role of ACEM’s microcredit has helped me greatly.

Le Palais du beurre de Karité

Mariam Simbré

Starting a business isn't always easy. Le Palais du Beurre de Karité was created with the help of ACEM's financing. Thank you so much!

Michel Filion, EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal

Volunteer since 2013

Giving time to ACEM is a gift from me...to me. Meeting human beings from every corner of the world who chose Montreal as their new base and land of opportunities is a privilege.

Aliments Délifrais

Nelida Carranza & Jorge Mondragon

ACEM's team was really attentive to our needs. In addition to the training with the Cercles d'emprunt de l'île, the financing was a big help to get our project on the right track.

Carmen Ayllon, Fabrication de bijoux

Carmen Ayllon

I had a business idea but I didn't know how to make it possible. Thanks to the Cercles d'emprunt de l'île for the personalized support and the financing to help me buy my first inventory.

Testimonials

Welcome to ACEM's Website

Discover how community credit can help you! Leading player in microfinance / microcredit in Montreal, ACEM (Montreal Community Loan Fund) provides financing and technical support for people with low income to help them reach their full potential as an entrepreneur or as a professional.

 

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