Restart your life here

Many refugees and asylum seekers are keen on starting or expanding their own business, but often lack two basic things: the financial assistance and business support to get them started. Thrive loans provide both of these essential requirements for success.

Thrive loans are "friendly" in nature. They are designed around the circumstances of refugees and asylum seekers.

  • Thrive provides loans up to $20,000
  • It charges 9.5% fixed interest rate
  • There are no fees
  • There are no deposit requirements
  • There are no early termination fees
  • Thrive loans are for any stages of a business
Who is eligible for a loan?

If you meet the above criteria, then you may be eligible for Thrive microfinancing and business support. 
Just complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form below, submit to Thrive and a member of Thrive’s team will contact you.

Our focus areas

Providing information about the Australian business market and the knowledge and steps required to start or expand a business.


Providing refugees and asylum seekers with microfinance loans for new or existing businesses.

Post loan

Providing post-loan mentoring to guide refugee entrepreneurs towards business success.

Loan process
Loan calculator

While every business starts small, Thrive offers finance solutions to suit a huge range of business ideas. Our loan calculator can help you estimate your loan repayments, based on the amount you'd like to borrow.


2 yrs

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Here’s what you’re looking at to get a new start.

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