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We loan because...
We can make a difference and bring "meaning" to the classroom.

About us
In 2008, Alan invited Jessica Flannery, the co-founder of Kiva, to present at BLC. Jessica told a very touching story of why she wanted to help the working poor. Since that time, the Building Learning Communities’ team has loaned $10.385.00 to struggling entrepreneurs around the world. We would like to invite you to help grow our team and have even more impact.

Kiva is a non-profit website that allows you to lend as little as $25 to a specific low-income entrepreneurs around the world. You choose who to lend to - whether a baker in Afghanistan, a goat herder in Uganda, a farmer in Peru, a restaurateur in Cambodia or a tailor in Iraq - and as they repay the loan, you get your money back.

By joining our lending team, we can work together to alleviate poverty.

Location: Boston       Team website


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Team Activity

  • Luisa
    Luisa received a loan from Suzanne to buy a new display refrigerator, frozen goods, snacks, cartons of cigarettes, and a new hanging scale.
    0% repaid
  • Maricar
    Maricar received a loan from Becky to pay for tuition fees for her daughter.
    0% repaid
  • Nuuruyatu
    United States
    Nuuruyatu received a loan from Jim to purchase a vacuum sealer.
    0% repaid
  • Michael
    United States
    Michael received a loan from Jim to buy a trailer to allow them to meet the demand for their services.
    0% repaid
  • Marilou
    Marilou received a loan from Jim to pay for an additional stock of toy products and candies needed in her business.
    0% repaid
  • Wayne
    Wayne received a loan from Jim to purchase grafted cacao trees.
    0% repaid
  • Nazgul
    Nazgul received a loan from Peter to buy young bulls and sheep.
    0% repaid
  • Cheryl
    United States
    Cheryl received a loan from Jim to invest in Internet marketing, as well as produce more inventory to meet her growing sales.
    0% repaid

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