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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:

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  • Gilda
    Gilda received a loan from Rose to purchase coarse sand, cement, cement blocks, etc.
    $300 to go
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  • Alis
    Alis received a loan from Laurence to pay his necessary medical expenses.
    $175 to go
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  • Bardhok
    Bardhok received a loan from 2 team members to do the roofing of his family's place of living as shown in the photograph. They fall below the national poverty level.
    jan & john Quentin
    $575 to go
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  • Husan
    Husan received a loan from Laurence to pay for his son's medical treatment.
    0% repaid
  • Evencio
    Evencio received a loan from 3 team members to buy an assortment of closets and televisions. He wants to venture into selling appliances to improve his income.
    Violeta Tracy Lawrence
    $1,050 to go
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  • Grapehalp
    Grapehalp received a loan from 6 team members to purchase three cows.
    Judy Sue Lawrence Mona Betty Christiane
    0% repaid
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous received a loan from Sue to purchase materials to implement market stall and products to sell.
    0% repaid
  • Vardan
    Vardan received a loan from 2 team members to buy a cow and a bull.
    Christiane Sue
    0% repaid
  • Rotifa
    Rotifa received a loan from Christiane to repair her house.
    0% repaid
  • Andoneta
    Andoneta received a loan from 4 team members to make some basic repairs to this home; they are extremely poor and the house in the background is proof of their living situation.
    Christiane Bernhard Sue Maria
    0% repaid

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