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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.
Food Production/SalesEl SalvadorAlba is 61 years old and resides in her own home along with her husband. She has been making and selling tortillas for several years. Her business is located at her place...Read their story >
PoultryEcuadorEdison is a young man of 18 years of age, he is single and thanks to the efforts of himself and his parents he has finished his secondary level studies. He lives in his par...Read their story >
Food StallKenyaMbula is a married mother of three children, all of whom attend school. They live at their own house that has electricity but no piped water. For over five years, she h...Read their story >
Charcoal SalesKenyaJennifer is a 45-year-old hardworking woman, married to Brian, who adds additional income to support their family, and they are blessed with four children. Jennifer has be...Read their story >
RetailKenyaBenson is a married man with 2 children who are 3 and 6 years old. He is focused and determined. He operates a retail business to make and sell handbags. He has been involv...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like Jordan, 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.
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