Join Daryl on Kiva
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.
SewingJordanMufeeda is a conservative lady so she asked her husband to take her place in the picture. Mufeeda is a 55-year-old married lady living with her family consisting of four me...Read their story >
Beauty SalonJordanFaeqa was born in 1962. She lives in Salt, Jordan. She has been running her own beauty salon business for three years. Her business has been profitable for her and she is s...Read their story >
Food MarketJordanRanda was born in 1973. She is a married woman living with her husband and four sons and daughters in Irbid, Jordan. She has been trying her best to help in covering her ch...Read their story >
Higher education costsJordanIsmael is a 21-year-old university student majoring in Civil Engineering, and he is in his third year. He lives with his family consisting of his parents and his five sibli...Read their story >
Higher education costsJordanAmmar is a 19-year-old university student majoring in tourism, and he is in his second year. He lives with his family consisting of six members in Irbid, Jordan. His mother...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like Daryl, 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.
Join us and make a loan today.
- Choose a borrower.
Your loan reaches borrowers via our Field Partners, who vet, distribute, and administer each loan.
- Follow your loan.
You’ll get periodic updates about the progress of your loan, including repayments as they become available.
- Do it all again!
Any repayments are yours to keep, but we hope you’ll make another loan... or, like Daryl, 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.
Get started today
Get started — choose one of these Kiva borrowers...
... or browse all available loans
There are 3,166 loans currently seeking funding on Kiva.