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AgricultureColombiaOswaldo is a farmer with a lot of experience in farm management and treatment. He is humble and modest, he has an excellent attitude of service and enough energy to make an...Read their story >
Food MarketHondurasSenayda is a responsible, hard-working, and honest person. She lives with her husband and their three children in the south of Honduras. For more than two years, she has ru...Read their story >
Clothing SalesZimbabweCharity is 25-year-old businesswoman who is married and the mother of one. She lives in the Nyaminyami District of Zimbabwe. She has been successfully running a flea market...Read their story >
AgricultureEl SalvadorEmilio bought a cow and agricultural supplies with the working capital he was provided through Kiva previously. This has helped him to have a better harvest of staple grain...Read their story >
Auto RepairEl SalvadorJosé keeps making an effort to equip his car wash and opts for a new loan in order to buy a vacuum cleaner for cars. He wishes to do his job better, to keep his customers s...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like David, 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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