Windmill Microlending is Canada’s only national charity providing low-interest loans to skilled immigrants and refugees to help pay for the costs of accreditation, training and professional development goals.
HOW CAN A WINDMILL LOAN BE USED?
Education and training programs (two years or less)
Licensing and qualifying exams fees
Living allowance during study time
Travel expenses to take courses or exams not available in your area
Professional association fees
Books, course materials and work equipment
English or French language training
Relocation costs for employment
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A WINDMILL LOAN?
Immigrants and refugees who are internationally-educated and/or have a minimum of one year of post-secondary work experience before coming to Canada.
Must be living in Canada on a permanent status (permanent residents, Canadian citizens, protected persons, convention refugees and provincial nominees).