About Us

Enterprise Development Group (EDG)

  • Serves as a bridge for self-sufficiency by providing business loans
  • Immigrants are welcome.
  • Low-Income community members are welcome.
  • Refuges and others who need finance are welcome.
  • We cover the Metro Washington area
  • We provide training, advisory service in addition to access to loan capital.


  • imgRefugees, immigrants and low-income individuals
    all deserve the opportunity to start and own successful small businesses.
  • imgWe understand that many
    individuals face challenges getting traditional bank financing. We can help
  • imgOur 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
    helps individuals achieve America’s promise of opportunity by providing them access to financing to start their own small business.

Serving as a bridge toward self-sufficiency to individuals residing throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, we provide refugees, immigrants and low-income community members’ access to loan capital and help improve their general business skills. We offer educational programs focused on the fundamental aspects of operating a small business, along with many other vital advisory services.

“Little did she know that driving would not only support her family, but also pave the way for her to eventually own a business and start her very own...

Cintya Pinto, VPTS Trucking

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Wells Fargo Diverse Community Capital Grant Program Launch October 3, 2019

The Diverse Community Capital Grant Program Launch was opened with introductory remarks by Mr. Fikru Abebe, Managing Director, Enterprise...

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