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We loan because...
Kiva is an online service connecting you to families in developing countries. Every dollar you lend go directly to the entrepreneurs - no intermediaries. When the family return the principal, you could re-lend again. It is a more sustainable way of building infrastructure and know-how in developing countries. It's social change from the inside-out by empowering the locals.

About us
Try Kiva and then share your experiences. Start with $75 and see how far it goes. This group is not affiliated with the University of Waterloo.

Location: Waterloo       Team website

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Sofya
    Armenia
    Sofya received a loan from Drew to pay for a pig, piglets and forage.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Bindja Group
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Bindja Group received a loan from Amy to buy two dozens of dishes, pots and plastic tubs.
    Amy
    0% repaid
  • Baloon Group
    Tanzania
    Baloon Group received a loan from Yuy to buy new business stock to resell to more people.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Carmen Yovanna
    Bolivia
    Carmen Yovanna received a loan from Yuy to pay monthly university tuition fees.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Nathan's Group
    Kenya
    Nathan's Group received a loan from Derek to buy cost efficient maize, millet, and sorghum seeds.
    Derek
    0% repaid
  • Adalet
    Azerbaijan
    Adalet received a loan from Drew to buy materials, for example, wood, glass, hinges, etc.
    Drew
    8% repaid
  • Dorjsuren
    Mongolia
    Dorjsuren received a loan from Drew to purchase a welding machine and other equipment for his wife's use.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Utaratibu Group
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Utaratibu Group received a loan from Amy to buy 8 mattresses for resale.
    Amy
    32% repaid
  • Estella
    Philippines
    Estella received a loan from Amy to buy grocery items, toiletries and beverages needed in her business.
    Amy
    13% repaid
  • Christy
    Philippines
    Christy received a loan from Nick Boldt to purchase stock to sell such as canned goods, diapers, milk, soap, shampoo, etc.
    Nick Boldt
    12% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

42
Team Members
$17,750
Amount Loaned
415
Loans
9.9
Loans per member