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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

  • Phakhong Group
    Lao PDR
    Phakhong Group received a loan from Sam to purchase TerraClear water filters so they can have access to safe drinking water.
    Sam
    $1,150 to go
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  • Nalor Group
    Lao PDR
    Nalor Group received a loan from Sam to purchase a TerraClear water filter so he can have access to safe drinking water.
    Sam
    $925 to go
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  • Ayuba
    Nigeria
    Ayuba received a loan from Sam to purchase improved farm inputs that will increase farmer’s yields.
    Sam
    0% repaid
  • Ramiro
    Bolivia
    Ramiro received a loan from Sam purchase a portable computer and study materials to complete his professional training in architecture.
    Sam
    $1,150 to go
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  • Paupusi
    Samoa
    Paupusi received a loan from Sam to buy materials, a new sewing machine, needles, threads, etc.
    Sam
    0% repaid
  • Casa De Jesus Group
    Guatemala
    Casa De Jesus Group received a loan from Piotrek to buy an industrial stove, soft drinks, juices, corn for tortillas, chicken and potatoes so that she can continue to expand her snack business.
    Piotrek
    0% repaid
  • Sarah
    Philippines
    Sarah received a loan from 1 team members to purchase more groceries to sell.
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    0% repaid
  • Dolores
    Philippines
    Dolores received a loan from 1 team members to purchase more groceries like bread, milk, coffee, drinks, spices, cooking oil etc to sell.
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    0% repaid
  • Fanny
    Colombia
    Fanny received a loan from Linda to buy clothing wholesale and accessories.
    Linda
    0% repaid
  • Kairos Group
    Guatemala
    Kairos Group received a loan from Its me ac to buy vitamins for her cows and to purchase another bull.
    Its me ac
    0% repaid
  • Juli Johana
    Colombia
    Juli Johana received a loan from Steve to purchase wholesale stock such as snacks, dairy products, cookies and grains, among other things.
    Steve
    0% repaid
  • Wilber Otoniel
    El Salvador
    Wilber Otoniel received a loan from Steve to pay for maintenance on his micro-bus. This will allow him to transport people with the necessary safety.
    Steve
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

931
Team Members
$206,175
Amount Loaned
6,582
Loans
7.1
Loans per member