Raised in Louisville, Kentucky, David studied at the University of Chicago and earned both his bachelor and master's degrees in four years. After college, he taught in Spain for a year before moving to New York City where he has since worked in the legal and not-for-profit sectors. He is honored to have been selected as a Kiva Fellow and looks forward to working with his host MFI and entrepreneurs in Peru. David plans for a fast turn-around following his half-year Fellowship, as he will be starting law school some two weeks after repatriation. Once there, he intends to continue exploring the intersections of law, economic development, and philanthropy.
I recently visited Orlando as part of a \"borrower verification\" run, a task Kiva Fellows do at all of our field partners to verify that the information you see in client profiles is correct. It was a sunny [...]
A \"fat finger\" error in the creation of this profile was revealed when I did a borrower verification run two weeks ago to visit Luis. His small business (run out of the only air-conditioned, well-lit room in his [...]
German invested his Kiva loan in materials for his art such as three 1 meter^2 pieces of wood, sixteen 40ml tubes of oil paint, $100 in 90X60cm canvases, and various odds and ends including the design of catalog [...]
Sonia Gómez está feliz porque pudo rescatar nuevos clientes, su clientela está regresando y tiene una oferta permanente; con su crédito de Kiva pudo comprar telas hilos y encajes para hacer muchos vestidos, [...]