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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

  • Elizandro Ernesto
    El Salvador
    Elizandro Ernesto received a loan from Sam to buy tire wheels, patches, tubes, etc. wholesale.
    Sam
    0% repaid
  • Liberta
    Mozambique
    Liberta received a loan from Sam to buy eggs, laundry detergent, candles, sardines, tooth paste, soap and soft drinks to sell.
    Sam
    $425 to go
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  • Nelly Maria
    Ecuador
    Nelly Maria received a loan from Sam to purchase staple items for her food business, and to support her in her income to care for her sick husband.
    Sam
    $500 to go
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  • Fredrick
    Kenya
    Fredrick received a loan from Sam to purchase more tools and a toolbox which will help him generate more income to support his family.
    Sam
    0% repaid
  • José Eusebio
    Peru
    José Eusebio received a loan from Paul to purchase organic fertilizer for the tara trees.
    Paul
    0% repaid
  • Ardanis Benjamin
    El Salvador
    Ardanis Benjamin received a loan from Ashley to buy metal sheets, wood, nails, and wire in order to build a roofed veranda around his home so that he can prevent water from entering his house.
    Ashley
    0% repaid
  • Livingstone
    Kenya
    Livingstone received a loan from John & Linda to buy another dairy cow and increase milk production.
    John & Linda
    0% repaid
  • Rosalina
    Philippines
    Rosalina received a loan from Susan to purchase more stock to sell in her general store.
    Susan
    0% repaid
  • Fritzesa
    Philippines
    Fritzesa received a loan from Susan to buy more groceries to sell in her general store.
    Susan
    0% repaid
  • Sophia
    United States
    Sophia received a loan from Susan to rent additional kitchen hours and purchase necessary equipment for interns and potential employees.
    Susan
    $850 to go
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Impact   Updated Hourly

931
Team Members
$209,875
Amount Loaned
6,691
Loans
7.2
Loans per member