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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

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Matrida
    Tanzania
    Matrida received a loan from Justin to launch her retail shop.
    Justin
    0% repaid
  • Zeinab
    Lebanon
    Zeinab received a loan from Justin to increase her business making special Saj bread (eaten at breakfast) with needed raw materials (flour, oils, and many others).
    Justin
    $675 to go
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  • Francis
    Uganda
    Francis received a loan from Steve&Connie to buy cattle for fattening and reselling.
    Steve&Connie
    0% repaid
  • Rukhsana
    Pakistan
    Rukhsana received a loan from Sonya and Ed to buy more beads, threads and embroidery frames.
    Sonya and Ed
    0% repaid
  • Mohammad
    Lebanon
    Mohammad received a loan from Burks Bros to start a new business of selling coffee through buying an espresso machine as a second source of income.
    Burks Bros
    0% repaid
  • Carlos
    El Salvador
    Carlos received a loan from Jen & Bandit to pay off a loan that he has with another institution and to purchase more bread to sell.
    Jen & Bandit
    0% repaid
  • Esther Angelica
    Bolivia
    Esther Angelica received a loan from Sam to buy a wood cutting machine to stop renting them and to produce wholesale quantities.
    Sam
    0% repaid
  • Danson
    Kenya
    Danson received a loan from Sam to buy farm inputs such as fertilizer that will help improve production.
    Sam
    0% repaid
  • Orozgul
    Kyrgyzstan
    Orozgul received a loan from Sam to buy some livestock in order to increase her herd.
    Sam
    0% repaid
  • Rae
    United States
    Rae received a loan from 2 team members to update her website, hire a part-time employee, and purchase inventory.
    Angela Sharon
    $3,650 to go
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  • Gina
    Philippines
    Gina received a loan from Christina to purchase additional fishing net and gasoline.
    Christina
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

931
Team Members
$202,625
Amount Loaned
6,467
Loans
6.9
Loans per member