These resources contain everything you need to set up a team, motivate members, and spread the word to others about microfinance and Kiva.
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Poverty, Financial Inclusion & Kiva
Building Financial Literacy
: One Hen
is a fantastic book that serves as a beautiful, true, and inspiring introduction to microfinance through the story of a boy in Ghana and his hen. The book and the extensive resources hosted on the website are highly recommended for parents and educators hoping to build a better understanding of live in Ghana, poverty, and how microfinance works with children.
William Ferriter: A Kiva-savvy educator and published author who has created a plethora of incredible resources using Kiva in the classroom. Check out this excellent blog
and these fantastic and comprehensive resources
to use or get inspired!
Lend for America
: This is a non-profit organization that supports university students in facilitating microfinance to entrepreneurs in their own communities. Check out their website
and their excellent Campus Microfinance Starter-Kit
: Our friends at +Acumen are also working to help support the newest generation of leaders in social innovation. Check out their free courses online here
(many beginning in Oct 2014!).
: Educating girls can change the world, but there are still millions of girls who never get that opportunity. Girl Rising is a film and a movement, and also features fantastic educator resources, available here
BYU: A group of university students from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah surveyed and experimented with coordinating a Kiva U event on their campus. They collected their learnings and tips for success in this helpful video guide