I know it can make a direct and immediate difference in the lives of individuals and their families. KIVA loans help financially, but also respect and reinforce the receiver's dignity, empower them and convey friendship and soidarity.
I work on solving social challenges and realizing opportunities to make the world a little better here in Canada and internationally. I work with people in governments, non-profit organizations and businesses who want to work together to make good things happen. I provide research, coordination, policy development and other supports to initiatives to help make them successful.