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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

  • Antonio
    El Salvador
    Antonio received a loan from Sam to buy 2 calves for raising and to gain profit when they are sold.
    Sam
     Only 2 days left! 
    $475 to go
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  • Francisco
    Guatemala
    Francisco received a loan from Brian to purchase banana plants by the quintal for his business.
    Brian
  • Emmanuela
    United States
    Emmanuela received a loan from Andy which helps hire urban youth and formerly incarcerated men and women, purchase equipment for farmer's markets, and contract a co-packer to make our grain-free batter.
    Andy
    $3,575 to go
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  • Moise Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Moise Group received a loan from Monica to stock up on fabrication materials.
    Monica
  • Delia
    Philippines
    Delia received a loan from ROMEO to buy nipa leaves, and other supplies needed in her business.
    ROMEO
  • Thong Kab Group
    Lao PDR
    Thong Kab Group received a loan from Sam to purchase TerraClear water filters so they can have access to safe drinking water.
    Sam
  • Melati Group
    Indonesia
    Melati Group received a loan from Sam to pay for motorbike repair and maintenance expenses, and to buy more fresh fish.
    Sam
  • Arturo
    Mexico
    Arturo received a loan from Sam to pay for the birth of his child.
    Sam
  • Tete
    Liberia
    Tete received a loan from Sam to buy more bananas, fufu, oil, plantains, eddoes, cassava, potatoes, bitter ball, pepper, and other food items to sell.
    Sam
  • Mawasiliano Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Mawasiliano Group received a loan from Sam to strengthen her business by buying 20 sacks of 100 kilos of beans.
    Sam
    $1,600 to go
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  • Doris
    Madagascar
    Doris received a loan from Sam to buy dozens of packages of healthy beverages for the store.
    Sam

Impact   Updated Hourly

978
Team Members
$280,125
Amount Loaned
9,016
Loans
9.2
Loans per member