I believe that all people should have equal access to financial services and that Kiva is the most efficient way to move capital from the developed world to the developing world.
I work at Kiva.org supporting their MFIs in Central America, North America and Portuguese speaking countries.
Jan 24, 2009
Originally from California, Cameron had the opportunity to live and play soccer in Brazil and Bolivia as a teenager. Upon returning to the US Cameron attended Santa Clara University, graduating in 2005 with a B.S. in Economics focusing on poverty and development. Since then he has bounced around the private sector holding positions at Google, a couple of start-ups and is currently working on a new venture, GABBA, with friends in Brazil and Europe. Cameron is looking forward to furthering Kiva's mission in working with Hluvuku-Adsema and intends on continuing to pursue issues of development both academically and professionally. Cameron speaks Spanish and Portuguese and hopes to pick up on some of the many indigenously spoken languages in Mozambique.
Today I met with Antonio to discuss his Kiva loan. Antonio used his Kiva loan to invest in his electrical supply business. He has been working in this area for the last 10 years. Since investing in his business [...]
Today I met with Josefa to discuss her Kiva loan. Josefa used her loan to invest in her food sales operation. She primarily sells chicken and small breakfast plates. Her chicken is marinated in a simple mixture of [...]
Today I met with Rosalina to discuss her Kiva loan. I met with Rosalina in an ambulant market on the outskirts of Namaacha that is called Shoprite. Shoprite is only open on Wednesdays and Fridays. Rosalina has [...]
Today I met with Lurdes to discuss her Kiva loan. With her Kiva loan she purchased products to sell out of her storefront which his situated on the front of her property. Since then she has suffered several set [...]
Today I met with Reginaldo to discuss his Kiva loan. Reginaldo took out his loan with the intention of working on the construction of his home, but instead he used the loan to buy a refrigerator, a shelving unit [...]