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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.
General StorePalestineMohamad is a 32-year-old married man from Kan younis city, which is located in the Gaza Strip, which has an economic blockade imposed by the Israeli authorities since 2007....Read their story >Funding via Palestine for Credit & Development (FATEN)
Wedding ExpensesLebanonThis is Jihad, a hardworking 42 year old Palestinian refugee, and a married father of five children. In 1993, Jihad started an agriculture business, but increasing family e...Read their story >Funding via Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development
FarmingPhilippinesNilda is 65 years old, married, and has three children, one of whom is in school.
She is in the agricultural busines,s farming sugarcane in the Philippines. Ni...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
Water DistributionGhanaBen is a young man of thirty-eight years and a single parent of one child. He lives in Nima, a suburb of Accra. He is a sachet water seller who used to buy the water in lar...Read their story >Funding via Ghana Women Fund Ltd
Motorcycle TransportPhilippinesRohel owns and operates a transportation business, providing transportation services to local community members. He has been in the business for ten years and earns 15,000 ...Read their story >Funding via Gata Daku Multi-purpose Cooperative (GDMPC)
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