Kiva Lending Team: University of Maryland Alternative Breaks
We loan because...
we want to continue to help improve lives in a sustainable way.
Alternative Breaks (AB) program are substance-free, community service-learning trip during the university's winter, spring and summer breaks. AB participants travel locally, nationally and internationally in teams to different cities, engage in active service, and have the opportunity to gain new perspectives on social issues while meeting community needs, and learning about and building upon community assets.
Location: College Park, MD Team website
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Jakana Foods received a loan from Brian increase smallholder farmers’ incomes by buying unsold fruit that would otherwise go to waste and selling it as dried fruit.
Carolyne's Group received a loan from Brian to purchase a solar light and increase maize cultivation.
Del received a loan from Brian which helps a formerly homeless veteran and community advocate to help remove barriers contributing to long-term unemployment in his community.
Millard received a loan from Brian which helps empower farmers and reduce food waste by creating frozen products from surplus produce before it expires.
Sharifah received a loan from Stephanie to stock more sacks of charcoal, hair braids, and hair treatment for her two businesses.
Debra received a loan from Brian which helps fund the purchase of salon equipment such as chairs, sinks, dryers and trolleys for my second location.
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