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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Daisy received a loan from Jody to pay for clean cookstoves to sell in informal settlements in Nairobi.$675 to goLend Now
Zuhra received a loan from Jody to buy a cow, fertilizers and fuel for land cultivation and growing organic haricot.$1,075 to goLend Now
Shpresim received a loan from Dawn to have surgery on the only eye that is left after an advanced disease destroyed his other eye.$0 to goLend Now
Patrick received a loan from Rick to purchase fertilizer, seedlings, gum boots, and gloves, as well as milk storage containers.$500 to goLend Now
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Josphine's Group received a loan from Trisha to buy cost-efficient maize seed, fertilizer , and a solar light.$650 to goLend Now
Yakobo received a loan from Trisha to pay for labor for his cocoa farms and to restock his retail business.$200 to goLend Now
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Aram received a loan from Trisha to buy a computer and professional literature for his pedagogical activities.$750 to goLend Now
Betty's Group received a loan from Trisha to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season, as well as a solar light.$125 to goLend Now
Da None Chaung Village - Group 2 received a loan from Trisha to buy crop seeds, fertilizers and purchase petrol for farm equipment.$6,400 to goLend Now
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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)|
|#10 for New Users (This Month)|
|#4 for Amount Loaned (All Time)|
|#10 for Amount Loaned (This Month)|
|#6 for Amount Loaned (Last Month)|
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