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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.
Soft DrinksEl SalvadorThe young man, whose face has been blurred in the picture because he is 25 years old and lives in a high-risk area—has been making a living selling soft drinks, juices, wat...Read their story >
Farm SuppliesArmeniaAnahit is farmer with 15 years. She and her husband live alone and they run their farm together. The farm includes livestock of five cows, calves, five sheep, and hens, and...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesOrlando signed up for his membership with PMPC and obtained the needed capital to start a sari-sari store business. He is thankful for the capital that was extended to a sm...Read their story >
Barber ShopJordanRaed is married with two children, his only dream is to see his children become very important people in the future. He is a hardworking man and has willpower. Raed has ...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesPeruMiguel Angel is 28 years old, has a partner, and lives in his own home with his partner and son in the district of Cayaltí located in Chiclayo province, Lambayeque province...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like Philip, 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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