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to support Late Loaning Lenders, by promoting loans offpeak from UK and North America.

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Open to anyone wanting to promote expiring or hard to fund loans, espically in the Australian/New Zealand/Oceania region.
This is the information received from Laura Piper about Kiva’s “Popularity” sort:
The formula is: "Popularity" = Last Hour Fundraising Total + Overall Fundraising Rate + Age on Kiva
- Last Hour Fundraising is calculated as 200 x Amount Raised in the Last Hour
- Overall Fundraising Rate is calculated as Total Amount Raised x 60 / Minutes Fundraising
- Age on Kiva is a number that begins at 200 for loans that are brand new on Kiva (just posted). This number decreases quickly over time so that by the time a loan has been posted for an hour it has decreased to just 3.
What I hope this shows is that the main weight of this formula is the Amount Raised in the Last Hour (which should work in the favor of the LLL to get loans that are being supported by you guys to the top of the sort!). Overall Fundraising Rate is a much smaller weight, which mostly just helps to put loans that have funded a bit faster overall above those who have been slower (when they are both currently funding a lot in the last hour). The Age on Kiva "boost" (as I like to call it) helps give every loan their "moment in the sun" when they first are posted to Kiva. Again, this boost pretty much goes away after they've been listed on Kiva for an hour.

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  • Maria Amilbia
    Colombia
    Maria Amilbia received a loan from Susanne to purchase coats, pants, blouses, T-shirts, and skirts in preparation for the Father's-Day and flower-festival season.
    Susanne
    0% repaid
  • Margie
    Philippines
    Margie received a loan from Susanne to buy more sea foods to sell, to expand her business and continue sending her children to school.
    Susanne
    0% repaid
  • Epifania
    Philippines
    Epifania received a loan from Susanne to purchase utensils needed like pots and a frying pan.
    Susanne
    0% repaid
  • Reina Elizabeth
    El Salvador
    Reina Elizabeth received a loan from Susanne to buy prime materials like bread, meat, jam, mayonnaise, etc. all in bulk.
    Susanne
    5% repaid
  • Artur
    Armenia
    Artur received a loan from Susanne to pay for parquet (70 sq. m).
    Susanne
    6% repaid
  • Nat
    Cambodia
    Nat received a loan from Susanne to purchase a motorcycle for her husband to take to work.
    Susanne
    13% repaid
  • Luz Amparo
    Colombia
    Luz Amparo received a loan from Susanne to purchase an assortment of personal care supplies, such as soaps, toilet paper, talcum powder, toothpaste, cleaners, detergents, sponges, brooms, oil and general grains.
    Susanne
    26% repaid

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Team Members
$6,100
Amount Loaned
239
Loans
29.9
Loans per member