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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      


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Team Activity

  • Santa Lucia Group
    Santa Lucia Group received a loan from 1 team members to buy and install a grinder for her cornmeal.
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    0% repaid
  • Ulziibat
    Ulziibat received a loan from Zachary to buy automobile spare parts in order to repair his car.
    $725 to go
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  • Leonor Maria
    Leonor Maria received a loan from Jan and Norris to buy a supply of lotions, creams, and makeup to provide for her work and increase her sales.
    Jan and Norris
    0% repaid
  • Jose Andres
    El Salvador
    Jose Andres received a loan from SEED, Faculty of Environment to buy oil, grease, cables, lights, sensors, etc., with which he will tend very well to the requests of his customers and will continue having income.
    SEED, Faculty of Environment
    $675 to go
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  • Marie Lucie
    Marie Lucie received a loan from Drew to connect her home to Haiti’s first solar hybrid smart electricity grid.
    0% repaid
  • Fatima Eva
    Fatima Eva received a loan from Yuy to pay her university fees.
    0% repaid
  • Sarangerel
    Sarangerel received a loan from Yuy to pay for her oldest daughter's tuition fees.
    0% repaid
  • Asmaa
    Asmaa received a loan from Yuy to pay her upcoming semester fees.
    0% repaid
  • Mkombozi Mwenge Group
    Mkombozi Mwenge Group received a loan from Amy to buy the out of stock items in the genge business.
    0% repaid
  • Amkeni Group
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Amkeni Group received a loan from Amy to purchase chase 15 pairs of shoes, 30 pants, and 20 shirts.
    0% repaid

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