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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

  • Meiko
    United States
    Meiko received a loan from 3 team members which helps create a secure storage area and increase self-sufficiency through the purchase of a solar generator.
    April Michael Mana
    $1,500 to go
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  • Rimonda
    Lebanon
    Rimonda received a loan from Sam to increase her merchandise with a new collection of clothes to satisfy her customers' demands.
    Sam
    $225 to go
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  • Tito Moisés
    Colombia
    Tito Moisés received a loan from Sam to buy fruit in bulk - pineapples, papayas, watermelons and cantaloupes - to meet demand.
    Sam
  • Carmela
    El Salvador
    Carmela received a loan from Anita to buy an industrial grill to prepare and sell tortillas.
    Anita
  • Jamaniben
    India
    Jamaniben received a loan from Edward to expand her animal husbandry by buying a buffalo.
    Edward
  • Pannaben
    India
    Pannaben received a loan from Edward to expand her tea selling business by purchasing more raw materials such as tea, sugar etc.
    Edward
  • Esther's Group
    Kenya
    Esther's Group received a loan from 2 team members to purchase solar lights and increase maize cultivation.
    Edward Sam
    $475 to go
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  • Danielle
    United States
    Danielle received a loan from Lisa which helps with inventory, marketing for social media and a human factor engineer, and build a high functioning website for our pre-order launch.
    Lisa
    $5,650 to go
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  • Guineales 2 Group
    Guatemala
    Guineales 2 Group received a loan from Cheryl to buy farming supplies for the maintenance of her coffee crops.
    Cheryl
  • Elizabeth
    United States
    Elizabeth received a loan from William which helps purchase a burger patty machine to produce a more consistent, high-quality product and to meet growing demand.
    William
  • Ofelia
    Philippines
    Ofelia received a loan from William to buy additional sacks of rice to sell and other supplies needed in her business.
    William
  • Sahidi Liliana
    Honduras
    Sahidi Liliana received a loan from William to buy chicken, lard, rice, soap, spaghetti, soft drinks, and also to buy ingredients to make rosquillas [donuts] such as corn and cheese.
    William

Impact   Updated Hourly

981
Team Members
$287,325
Amount Loaned
9,286
Loans
9.5
Loans per member