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 refugee and asylum seeker friendly.

  • Loan amounts up to $20,000.
  • No deposit.
  • Fixed 9.5% interest rate*.
  • No early termination fees.
  • No upfront or ongoing fees.
  • Weekly or monthly repayments

*The new interest rate will change to 12.5% as of 1st of October 2018 for all new loans.

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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