When we travel we often meet motivated, honest people that just need a chance to succeed. Kiva offers us the opportunity to give back when we have been so fortunate personally.
Also, Chris is an entrepreneur running a small software business with his father and brother. He relates very strongly to small business owners and knows how hard it can be to get started.
Kristi is in marketing and is responsible for advertising, promotion, public relations, etc.
Chris handles the technology and finances for his small business. The business is a niche software firm that deals with restaurant and hospitality companies, as well as alcoholic beverage manufacturers and suppliers.