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Every day, Kiva connects thousands of people to borrowers and partner institutions around the world, working together to create opportunity and alleviate poverty. It only takes $25 to get started.
DairyKenyaCristina is 38 years old, married to Wilson, and supports a family of four children. She has been practicing dairy farming for the last eight years earning KES 16,000 p...Read their story >
Clothing SalesZimbabweSilvia is a 33-year-old businesswoman and mother of two. She lives in the Chiredzi district of Zimbabwe, where she is a well-known volunteer who works to keep children in s...Read their story >
General StoreTimor-LesteA USD 800 loan is offered to Romana to improve her business. Romana opened her kiosk in 2006 with her own working capital of USD 500. She will use the loan to buy s...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaPeter, 53, is a smallholder farmer residing in Lamura division, Kenya. He is mainly into crop farming, but also engages in livestock farming. On his 4-acre farm, he has 4 c...Read their story >
RestaurantPeruThese people belong to the “LAS REYNAS” communal bank. It is located in the district of Maranura, which belongs to the province of La Convención and Cusco department.
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