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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

  • Fatima Isabel
    Nicaragua
    Fatima Isabel received a loan from Piotrek to purchase a quintal of corn, sugar, banana leaves, and perishable goods such as onion, “chiltoma” [red pepper], garlic, oil, etc.
    Piotrek
    $125 to go
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  • Irma Leticia
    Honduras
    Irma Leticia received a loan from Terri buy agricultural supplies to maintain her coffee plants.
    Terri
    $850 to go
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  • Ngumba
    Kenya
    Ngumba received a loan from Terri to buy wheat flour, maize flour, beans and sugar for her business.
    Terri
    $200 to go
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  • Evaristo
    Mexico
    Evaristo received a loan from Linda to purchase a Sistema Biobolsa biodigester and biogas stove.
    Linda
    0% repaid
  • Bendu
    Sierra Leone
    Bendu received a loan from jessie to buy ingredients to sell more spicy stews ("cookery") to her customers.
    jessie
    0% repaid
  • Juana Patricia
    El Salvador
    Juana Patricia received a loan from Debra to buy cement, sand, gravel, iron and brick to build an absorption well.
    Debra
    0% repaid
  • Ktda Foundation
    Kenya
    Ktda Foundation received a loan from 1 team members to buy and sell Barefoot Power's solar lighting products.
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    0% repaid
  • Bénédiction Group
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Bénédiction Group received a loan from 1 team members to buy one bale of handbags.
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    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

905
Team Members
$145,150
Amount Loaned
4,629
Loans
5.1
Loans per member