Interview: Farah Fawzi, Syria

Architect recognized by the Ordre des architectes du Québec

The professional recognition helped me integrate in the job market, I found a job in my field and I'm building my Canadian work experience.

Interview: Erudite Science

Patrick Poirier

ACEM's loan allowed Erudite Science to stay alive! This finacial help has had a leverage effect in order to attract new financing sources.

Joseph Ngambi, Cameroon

Lawyer recognized by the Barreau du Québec

Beyond the financial aspect, I had the chance to talk to people with exceptional human qualities and having the sole purpose to help me. For us immigrants, often facing the complexity of a new system, this is priceless.

COCOTTeMÉDIA

Sarah Bonafos

ACEM is not just a loan fund, it's also a beautiful team that helped me beyond the financial support. The coaching and support I received were as important as the financing itself.

Comptoir Urbain & Espace Végane

Loren Dafniostis

What ACEM did for me hepled to save my company. The services I received were well adapted to my reality as an entrepreneur. I know that I can always count on the team for useful advice. ACEM's work is essential!

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.

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.

Yurany Velez, Colombia

Doctor

My gratitude for helping me with the beginning of my credential recognition process.

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.

Nathalie R.

Investor since 2014

It's not easy to find an organization which offers the opportunity to invest their savings as well as having human beings as a top priority. ACEM does that splendidly and I am lucky to live close by to measure the advantages for the community.

Brenda Plant

Investor since 1998

The contibution of all investors, combined with the work of ACEM's staff and trained volunteers, is a local risk-free investment. It is an exceptional opportunity for those interested in socially responsible investing.

Pinatize.me

Diego Rivera Kohn

The training provided by Les Cercles d'emprunt de l'île allowed us to put our ideas both on paper and in action. We tested our market for our eco-friendly piñatas; eco-toys for all ages.

Interview: Nathaly Diaz, Peru

Dentist recognized by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec

ACEM beleived in me and mey capacity to succeed. ACEM helped me to become a better individual, someone who can contribute to society.

Le goût du palais chez Mimi

Marie-Émilie Sambou

ACEM gave me the strenght to go forward with my business project. ACEM isn't like a bank. You also receive coaching and that makes the process interesting. It's different. The staff is there to help you.

SOS Toilettage Free-Mousse

Véronique Poitevin

I want to thank ACEM (Montreal Community Loan Fund) for the incredible support and advice I received.

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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