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We loan because...
We want to help create more sustainable and equitable communities all around the world.

About us
We lend to individuals and groups engaged in businesses and services that help them earn a living but also help to protect the environment in their part of the world. We also strive to build green partnerships in our own communities by supporting the women and men who provide businesses, services, and products that benefit people and the Earth.

Some of our team members mainly fund green loans, while others choose to designate a fraction of their loans to green enterprises. These are examples of just some of the loans Green Partnerships has helped to fund:

bees and beehives
bicycle repair
bicycle sales
biodigesters (Sistema Biobolsa)
bus transportation
eco-friendly products
electric vehicles
electronics repair
energy efficient products
Fair Trade (sustainably grown) coffee
farm tools & equipment
fuel-efficient cookstoves
manure & other natural fertilizers
natural medicines from native plants
organic farms or gardens
organic food
organic seeds
recycling tools
sanitation (bio-toilets)
sanitation (Fresh Life toilets)
scrap metal
scrap wood
shoe repair
solar lanterns or lamps
solar lighting kits (distribution)
solar panels (leasing)
solar panels (home or business installations)
spare parts (bicycles)
spare parts (other)
tree seedlings
used clothing
used furniture
used shoes
water tanks

Many Kiva Field Partners offer one or more kinds of green loans including, but not limited to:

African Solar Rise
Barefoot Power
Credit Mongol
EarthSpark International
Ecoblock International
Evidence Action
Federación Campesina del Cauca
Fenix International
Grameen Foundation AppLab
Honey Care Africa
IMON International
iSmart Kenya
Izdiharona for Economic Development
Maya Mountain Cacao
Microfinanzas Prisma
NOTS Lampe Solaire
Nuru Energy
One Degree Solar
Paradigm Project
Sistema Biobolsa
Solar Sister
StoveTeam International
Tanzania Human Development Foundation
Union Regional de Huatusco
Visionary Empowerment Program
Xac Bank
Yellow Leaf Hammocks
Yunus Social Business

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