About Us

To prevent poverty by teaching a trade, setting up a person in business, or in some other way preventing the need of charity.

– Maimonides, 1135-1204

Seven Bar Foundation

The Seven Bar Foundation is a 501(c)3 that fuels microfinance institutions consistently via cause-marketing brand partners as opposed to relying on a donation based model. It finds, vets and fund the best microfinance institutions in select countries. The Foundation’s logo is a ladder symbolizing extending ladders to women out of poverty and into business.

The Foundation believes in partnering with brands to drive profits and purpose in order to create a sustainable funding model.  The foundation’s mission is to provide women with loans that enable them to start or grow their own small businesses, breaking the cycle of poverty for their children via microfinance.