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This is a community of people interested in making a difference for entrepreneurs and families who are affected by illness or physical, intellectual, or psychiatric disability. We also support caregivers, entrepreneurs involved in the medical profession and anyone who is touched in any way by disabilities, chronic illnesses or one time medical needs.

About us
Anyone who has an interest in disability issues or rights may join our team. This team was started as a way to find and keep track of Kiva entrepreneurs who are affected by illnesses or disabilities so that we might see what kind of difference we are making in the lives of these entrepreneurs.

This team was originally created by a group of KivaFriends, but has always been open to anyone. If you are interested, you can read about the team history here:

Location: Global       Team website


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  • Zeinab
    Zeinab received a loan from Sian to increase her business making special Saj bread (eaten at breakfast) with needed raw materials (flour, oils, and many others).
    $775 to go
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  • Anonymous
    Anonymous received a loan from Laurence to do some studying for her surgery and in this way improve her health and be able to continue to work to get ahead.
    $4,425 to go
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  • Gjelë
    Gjelë received a loan from 2 team members to buy for her husband a motor harvester for reaping.
    Christiane Sue
    $575 to go
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  • Sotero
    El Salvador
    Sotero received a loan from 2 team members to buy compost, pesticide and fertilizer.
    Christiane jan & john
    $300 to go
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  • Bashkim
    Bashkim received a loan from Mary to pay for eye surgery for his 80% blind wife and for changing the cast on her broken hand.
    0% repaid
  • Satenik
    Satenik received a loan from Laurence to pay for her surgical intervention.
    0% repaid
  • Jane
    Jane received a loan from Judy to buy poultry feeds such as layers mash for high eggs production and hopes this will enable her to get more eggs for supply and generate more income to support her family.
    0% repaid

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