Kiva Lending Team: Kiva U Schools
(Note: this team was formerly called "Kiva High School")
Kiva U Schools is an international network of students and their
respective chapters, unified by a belief that poverty can be alleviated and that
microfinance is an effective tool to achieve this end. Students organize chapters to join with like-minded students in their community and
around the country to raise money to battle poverty, not with sympathy, but with business transactions rooted in mutual dignity. Kiva U is guided by
these goals, which we affirm to be our mission:
• To inspire awareness of global issues, especially poverty and hunger;
• To bring together and subsequently organize students interested in fighting
• To encourage interest in microfinance as a tool to combat poverty;
• To raise money to invest in worthy entrepreneurs in developing states,
countering the predatory loaning practices so prevalent among the world's poorest regions;
• To develop in its members a sense of global responsibility;
• To enable others to become more aware of global issues such as poverty
and help them realize the power of microfinance;
• To establish a network of high school chapters around the country in which
this organization will be a central resource;
• To allow high school students to play a direct role in alleviating global
poverty through loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world.
Location: High Schools Across the United States
33 messages. Join the team to get in on the action!
Flora received a loan from Pres Microfinance Club to buy children's autumn season jackets, and also bed coverings for kids.Only 4 days left!$575 to go
Rosa Emilsa received a loan from Pres Microfinance Club to buy supplies to take care of her crops and animals, such as manure, an irrigation system, fertilizer, and fungicide.
Nubia Efigenia received a loan from Pres Microfinance Club to repair a toilet pipe and build her own drain.
Nancy received a loan from Patch High School Kiva Chapter to add candies and celebration chocolate to sell.$800 to goLend Now
Al Amir Group received a loan from Patch High School Kiva Chapter to expand her business merchandise with special offer products and more requested products.
Ainagul received a loan from Greenhead College to buy additional livestock and to put a roof on her barn.
Armando Rogelio received a loan from Greenhead College to install a proper roof and properly build walls.0% repaid
Have feedback on lending teams? Click here.