Kiva Lending Team: Cal Rotaract
We loan because...
1) We wish to serve the global community by raising funds for microloans
2) We seek to educate ourselves and the local community about the effects of microcredit on global poverty
3) Kiva opens channels of professional development for participants interested in careers in microfinance
4) Kiva’s microlending program passes the Rotary 4-Way Test!
Cal Rotaract is a community service club at UC Berkeley sponsored by the Rotary Club of Berkeley. Chartered in 2000, Cal Rotaract is one of eight Rotaract Clubs in Rotary District 5160, and is the largest University-based Rotaract Club in the world.
Cal Rotaract is built upon 4 pillars: Service, Leadership, Fellowship, and Rotary. The club seeks to be a "Home Away From Home" for its members .
Location: University of California, Berkeley Team website
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Komang received a loan from Taylor to invest in making various improvements to the layout and physical space of his workshop.
Waseem received a loan from Cal Rotaract to pay for his university tuition fees for a bachelor's degree in accounting.
As Formiguinhas Group received a loan from Taylor to buy ingredients such as flour and vegetables, as well as packaging, to make her products.
Green Enterprises Indonesia received a loan from Cal Rotaract to provide income opportunities in remote Indonesian islands where poverty is acute.
Ali received a loan from Taylor to invest in a purchase of raw materials, including wood, paint, bamboo and clay.
Jesus Winner Group received a loan from Taylor to procure stocks of beverages (Primus and Castel brands, soft drinks).
Lawrence received a loan from Cal Rotaract which helps build a new savory line for The DEN so that we can expand our lunch menu and our pay-it-forward pizza program, and begin to offer new hot breakfast items.
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