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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Karla Elizabeth received a loan from 2 team members to buy basic materials such as iron, copper, lead and silver.$425 to goLend Now
Anonymous received a loan from Ingrid to pay for cement, sand, bricks, iron, and labor in order to build a security wall.Only 1 minute left!$350 to go
Luzel received a loan from Jacobson Family to purchase additional livestock, feed, and vitamins for her business.0% repaid
Villa 23 De Octubre Group received a loan from Miji KivaFriends.org to buy fabrics, thread, elastics, and other sewing supplies.$2,750 to goLend Now
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Anonymous received a loan from Ingrid to purchase cement, sand, and ceramic tile, and to pay for labor.0% repaid
Wyrga Hajaniony received a loan from Ingrid to buy green beans, beans, bananas, mangoes, and dried fish.0% repaid
Clarisse received a loan from Ingrid to buy clothing, secondhand toys, and phone prepaid credits for her thrift store.0% repaid
Rony Ivan received a loan from Ronan to buy mobile phones and display cabinets for exhibiting his products.$475 to goLend Now
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Rankings Across All Teams
|#6 for Amount Loaned (All Time)|
|#9 for Amount Loaned (This Month)|
Rankings In Common Interest Category
|#10 for New Users (All Time)|
|#4 for Amount Loaned (All Time)|
|#4 for Amount Loaned (This Month)|
|#7 for Amount Loaned (Last Month)|
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