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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.
Home Products SalesUgandaRose is 29 years old and lives in the town of Kyengera in the region of Kampala west, in Uganda. She is married and has 2 children, 1 of them currently in school. For the ...Read their story >
Vehicle RepairsBoliviaAlfredo is 32 years old. He does body work on cars. He never got married but had three daughters that live with their mother abroad. He has his own workshop and is reque...Read their story >
General StoreKenyaEunice appreciates the support from Kiva and Yehu and she looks forward to supporting her family with the profits from her business. She is requesting a loan of Kshs 50,000...Read their story >
FarmingUgandaTophil is a 30-year-old married man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. His main business is farming, but he also earns a monthly salary as additional income. He faces the hardship...Read their story >
Grocery StoreColombiaJuan is forty-three years old, is married, and is the father of three children. He has worked for seventeen years as an employee at different supermarkets. However, with ...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like Abraham, combat poverty daily by making small loans to borrowers around the world. We believe in fair access to affordable capital for people to improve their own lives.
Often only a relatively small amount of money stands in the way of Kiva borrowers and their dreams. Whether it’s a Kenyan farmer who needs $500 in order to double her grain production, or a young Bolivian woman who lacks the $1,500 tuition for nursing school, Kiva lenders provide a hand up to these and countless other borrowers.
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Your loan reaches borrowers via our Field Partners, who vet, distribute, and administer each loan.
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You’ll get periodic updates about the progress of your loan, including repayments as they become available.
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Any repayments are yours to keep, but we hope you’ll make another loan... or, like Abraham, invite someone to Kiva, perhaps with a Kiva Card.
We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.
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There are 5,625 loans currently seeking funding on Kiva.