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Financial Self-Reliance in 2020: Identification and prevention

Almost one in five Dutch households wrestles with excessive debt, and that number will only get worse due to the coronavirus pandemic. In 2020, we increased our investment in partnerships, information and innovation to get to the roots of the debt crisis. And we also paid extra attention to partners that could use some extra support.

Key facts and figures 2020

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€ 1.5 million

in impactfinancing provided, in loans and grants, to our theme financial self-reliance

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28 organizations

civil society organizations and social fintech were thus given the opportunity to start or scale up their activities

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200,000 people

together, the organizations reached more than 200,000 people with potentially impending debt in the Netherlands

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of the organizations focus their activities on prevention and early detection of (threatening) financial problems



of the organizations we supported in 2020 are social fintechs. These companies are coming up with technology initiatives to give citizens with money worries the right digital support.

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