Kiva Lending Team: Friends of Bob Harris
We loan because...
After stumbling into a job as a luxury travel writer, I saw so much poverty that I decided to turn those paychecks into Kiva loans. Then I visited a bunch of clients, who were amazing, and I've written a book about it called "The International Bank of Bob" (Walker/Bloomsbury, March 5, 2013).
I hope the book will get more people to feel a greater understanding of Kiva, a better appreciation of the role of microfinance, and most of all, more connected to the rest of the world.
People who realize that if we switched places with the recipients, they'd loan to us just as happily. So, fair's fair.
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Heyam received a loan from Bryan to cover the rest of her son Ibrahim's semester fees to complete his education.$500 to goLend Now
Khalida received a loan from Kimberly to buy spools of threads in different colors and along with packs of beads, sequins and stones.$175 to goLend Now
$375 to goLend Now
Sacpulupense Group received a loan from Kimberly to buy thread and supplies for her traditional clothing business so that she has plenty of inventory.$1,150 to goLend Now
$300 to goLend Now
Jose David received a loan from Kimberly to purchase wood, varnish, sandpaper, and nails, among other materials important to produce furniture.$475 to goLend Now
Thôn Tiến 14 - Quảng Nham Group received a loan from 2 team members to purchase more fish to resell.0% repaid
Maksatbek received a loan from 2 team members to purchase two cows and ten sheep for fattening up and resale.Only 1 day left!$1,650 to go
David received a loan from 2 team members to buy glasses to sell.0% repaid
Luigj received a loan from Kyle to pay for medical examinations and treatments for his wife who's been suffering for a long time from backbone illness.$1,450 to goLend Now
Faith received a loan from 3 team members buy a trading kiosk for customers who need to access financial services so she may continue her physiotherapy degree.0% repaid
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Rankings Across All Teams
|#6 for Amount Loaned (All Time)|
Rankings In Common Interest Category
|#10 for New Users (All Time)|
|#4 for Amount Loaned (All Time)|
|#6 for Amount Loaned (This Month)|
|#5 for Amount Loaned (Last Month)|
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