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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.
FarmingKenyaEdwin, at heart, is a resourceful, loving man. His fatherly love has been enough to show him that he needs to work hard to help his children get ahead with excellent values...Read their story >
Fruits & VegetablesGeorgiaGocha is 21 years old. He lives in Gori with his sister and mother. Gocha works as a distributor and earns a monthly income. His mother works as a saleswoman locally. G...Read their story >
Clothing SalesGuatemalaNoemí is a member of 'Dúo la Eminencia'. She has two children. For the past eight years she has been working selling jewelry (bracelets, chains, earrings, rings, identity ...Read their story >
PigsCambodiaSoklay is 30 years old, married with two small children and lives in a village in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia. She has cultivated vegetables to sell since 2005. Her ...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesRegen is 33 years old and married with five children, four of whom are in school. Regen works very hard to provide for them.
She runs a general store in the Phil...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like Brigid, 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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