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We loan because...
"We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill

About us
Sam and Ellie were born in Oct 2009 and our project goal - "total loan impact" of $250,000.00 - was set. A portion of everything our family makes goes to this project. We include the kiddo's on every loan. At some point the portfolio will be entirely turned over to the kids to manage. Our hope ... Kiva can help teach our kids global responsibility and the importance of giving. In doing so, help them also learn ... the world is not too big that they can't make a lasting and meaningful difference to the lives of many.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA. USA      

 

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Team Activity

  • Sugeng
    Indonesia
    Sugeng received a loan from Dave to pay for education fees at the vocational school.
    Dave
    0% repaid
  • Salvador
    El Salvador
    Salvador received a loan from Cameron to buy beans, rice, sugar, coffee and other items, as the productivity of his shop has been falling.
    Cameron
    13% repaid
  • Jane
    Philippines
    Jane received a loan from Shelley to buy additional materials and gear for her fishing/fish vending business.
    Shelley
    10% repaid
  • Marlene
    Philippines
    Marlene received a loan from Shelley to buy more gowns to hire and kitchen utensils to provide catering services.
    Shelley
    0% repaid
  • Sorpene
    Philippines
    Sorpene received a loan from Shelley to purchase additional stock of groceries to sell.
    Shelley
    16% repaid
  • Zenny
    Philippines
    Zenny received a loan from Shelley to buy items to sell such as shampoo, groceries, etc.
    Shelley
    8% repaid
  • Corazon
    Philippines
    Corazon received a loan from Shelley to purchase more recyclable materials to sell.
    Shelley
    10% repaid
  • Rosalie
    Philippines
    Rosalie received a loan from Shelley to buy groceries for her store.
    Shelley
    16% repaid
  • Adelfa
    Philippines
    Adelfa received a loan from Shelley to buy ingredients for her food business.
    Shelley
    8% repaid
  • Lolita
    Philippines
    Lolita received a loan from Shelley to expand and improve her business by purchasing additional fish to sell to her customers.
    Shelley
    10% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

31
Team Members
$56,950
Amount Loaned
2,200
Loans
71.0
Loans per member

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