I can. There have been times when I couldn't, when I needed the loan myself. $25 is such a small amount in the greater scheme of things, and a Kiva loan is a great bargain.Now I give Kiva whenever a gift is required.
I dye silks and sell them as materials for artists. I also have a service fitting clothing patterns for home-sewers. I am starting a business in home-made sauces and preserves. And this month I turn 80.