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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.
Fruits & VegetablesEl SalvadorMercedes is 37 years old and lives with her family, which is made up of her husband and three children who are 21, 19 and 14 years old. With her husband, who also works, th...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaFelix is a youthful 25-year-old farmer from Kapsowar, a remote town in the Rift valley area of Kenya. He is elegant and admirable in spirit and effort. He is a role model, ...Read their story >
Cosmetics SalesPeruKarin belongs to the communal bank Siempre Unidos Triunfaremos. The bank is located in the Cusco district the Cusco department. Karin is continuing with her business sel...Read their story >
FarmingPhilippinesDemetria is 65 years old, married, and has nine children. She is in the agricultural business of farming rice in the Philippines. Demetria requested a PHP 20,000 loan ...Read their story >
Clothing SalesTajikistanBibijon is 49 years old and lives in Konibodom city. Bibijon is married and lives with her son, daughter-in-law, and grandson. She has been pushing on with her retail busin...Read their story >
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