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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.
CerealsKenyaGrace is a married woman. She has two children. She describes herself to be experienced. She operates a retail business where she sells cereals and animal feed. She has bee...Read their story >
Animal SalesPeruAgustina is 31 years old, married, has one son, and lives in her own home in a rural area of Oyotun, Chiclayo province, Lambayeque region on the northern coast of Peru. Peo...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesMongoliaMrs. Chuluuntsetseg, 51 years old, lives with her husband in an old house in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. She has been rendering transportation services to lo...Read their story >
FarmingArmeniaVahagn is 37 years old and he lives in the frontier village of Aygehovit of Tavush region. He is the father of 4 children (3 daughters and a son) and moreover he is the onl...Read their story >
RetailUnited StatesBoanelger is originally from Puerto Rico and now lives and works in Orlando. Looking for ways to better support his family, he realized he had a good network of friends who...Read their story >
Kiva lenders, like Vidar & Norunn, 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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Your loan reaches borrowers via our Field Partners, who vet, distribute, and administer each loan.
- Follow your loan.
You’ll get periodic updates about the progress of your loan, including repayments as they become available.
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Any repayments are yours to keep, but we hope you’ll make another loan... or, like Vidar & Norunn, invite someone to Kiva, perhaps with a Kiva Card.
We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.
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