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We want to champion small businesses in Detroit!

About us
Kiva Detroit is the first Kiva City, a program where Kiva works with community organizations in the United States to provide local small businesses with microloans.

The goal of the Kiva Detroit team is to empower Detroiters to champion local small businesses through Kiva.

To double your impact, your loan to a Kiva Detroit borrower will be matched 1-to-1 by the Knight Foundation

Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA       Team website


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Team Activity

  • Ingris Patricia
    El Salvador
    Ingris Patricia received a loan from Piotrek to buy bread, tomatoes, onions, mayonnaise, and bologna, among other ingredients.
    0% repaid
  • Leonidas
    El Salvador
    Leonidas received a loan from John to buy maize seed, compost, pesticides and weed killers to grow during this season. He is growing them for his own consumption, as it would be more difficult for him to buy them.
    0% repaid
  • Jose Dolores
    El Salvador
    Jose Dolores received a loan from Jen & Bandit to buy fertilizers, compost, weedkiller, seeds, etc. and to improve the land.
    Jen & Bandit
    0% repaid
  • Ledya
    Ledya received a loan from Visnyk to buy an industrial sewing machine.
    0% repaid
  • Gerardo
    Gerardo received a loan from Lon W. to buy organic fertilizer and seed potatoes for his smallholder farm.
    Lon W.
     Only 3 days left! 
    $525 to go
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  • Maria Dora
    Maria Dora received a loan from Jamie to buy a assortment of clothes for men and women, wallets, hats, and bags.
    0% repaid
  • Vardeni
    Vardeni received a loan from Jamie to pay for two oxen, fertilizer and fuel for land cultivation.
    0% repaid
  • Erdenebazar
    Erdenebazar received a loan from Vincent to buy wood in large amounts in order to run his wooden crafts business.
    $875 to go
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  • Raphael
    United States
    Raphael received a loan from 2 team members to invest in materials and equipment.
    Cheryl Sam
     Only 1 day left! 
    $400 to go
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  • Marisa
    United States
    Marisa received a loan from 3 team members to purchase equipment for the restaurant.
    Sharon Angela Sharon
    $9,475 to go
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