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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.
FarmingAzerbaijanGunel is 23 year old, married and she has a son. Gunel is an IDP (internally displaced person) and she lives with her family in the Bilasuvar region. The main source of inc...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesMozambiqueMr Geraldo is 26 years old, married and the father of 1 son who goes to primary school. He also supports his mother. He has been a driver at the banana production company f...Read their story >
Beauty SalonKenyaBruneilla is a married woman. She has one child. She describes herself as industrious. She operates a beauty salon where she offers beauty services. She has been involv...Read their story >
Auto RepairEl SalvadorGerman lives in his own home with his wife and their four children. He has a paint and body work business located in his home. Through it, he works and covers some househo...Read their story >
RetailEl SalvadorOctabio is 53 years old and lives in his own home with his wife. He has had a business selling disposable products and necessity items for several years; his business is l...Read their story >
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