EdFin Group was created by former international students. We understand the challenges faced by students and we are dedicated to helping students reduce financial stress and thrive
Our vision is to become the leading choice for education financing globally and to see students thrive and achieve their full potential by providing them with flexible and affordable financial services.
Our mission is to provide professional, reliable and trusted financial services that help international students to access high quality education and achieve their academic goals without undue financial stress.
EdFin is a private, for purpose, technology driven company that provide financial services tailored for international students in Australia. Since July 2017, EdFin has provided flexible and affordable short-term loans to financially excluded international students. By operating a profitable company targeting the growing international students market, EdFin seeks to utilise its unique insights into the finance and international education sectors to revolutionise the international education financing and make it more inclusive.
At EdFin, we believe access to affordable international education financing is a crucial part of inclusive global education system. Providing affordable and flexible financing is a business model that will allow the company to offer reliable financial returns and significant social returns to its investors, while providing a valuable service to its borrowers and adding value to future of the global economy. We believe in doing well by doing good. Our goal is to turn Edfin to be a B-corporation by 2020.
EdFin was created by former international students. We understand the challenges faced by students and we are dedicated to helping students reduce financial stress and thrive. Between August 2017 to April 2020 EdFin was an Authorised Credit Representative of Foresters Community Finance. Forester is one of the most respected ethical lenders in Australia with a mission to provide access to funding to the financially excluded. Foresters Community Finance has been providing ethical personal loans for 10 years but has close to 140 years history as Friendly Society.
Forester is a B Corporation, a type of Company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
EdFin is an ethical and responsible lender dedicated to helping student to: