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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.
AgricultureArmeniaAharon is a young farmer from Jrapi village in the Shirak region. He lives with his mother and grandmother. Despite his young age, Aharon is extensively involved in agribus...Read their story >
AgricultureRwandaJean is 40 years old. He would like to use a Kiva loan to support labor costs and buy fertilizers during maize production. He needs to buy fertilizer in order to increase p...Read their story >
FarmingAzerbaijanXayyam is 37 years old. For the past 12 years, he has been a farmer who has been raising seasonal fruits and vegetables. Xayyam chose to become a farmer because it is profi...Read their story >
RestaurantKenyaBeth is a married woman, and she has three children. She describes herself to be experienced. Beth operates a restaurant where she sells cooked food. She has been invol...Read their story >
AgricultureArmeniaGevorg is a young farmer from Byuravan village of the Ararat region. He lives with his wife, parents, and his brother. The latter is currently in the military service in th...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like roshni, 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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