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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      

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Liliana Del Pilar
    Peru
    Liliana Del Pilar received a loan from Yuy to make her graphic design payments to finish her studies and become an excellent designer.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Mohammad
    Egypt
    Mohammad received a loan from Drew to buy a head of cattle to increase his sales and his income to his family.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Haihua
    China
    Haihua received a loan from Drew to replenish her household supplies shop's working capital.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Matta
    Thailand
    Matta received a loan from Drew to invest in a bulk purchase of raw materials, including stones and other accessories.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Nakathanthong Group
    Lao PDR
    Nakathanthong Group received a loan from Drew to purchase TerraClear water filters so they can have access to safe drinking water.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Thea
    Cambodia
    Thea received a loan from Maddy to open a grocery store to serve people in her community.
    Maddy
    0% repaid
  • Jenny Valeria
    Dominican Republic
    Jenny Valeria received a loan from Yuy to pay for college education expenses.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Moatasem
    Jordan
    Moatasem received a loan from 2 team members to buy supplies and a new machine for his salon to help him raise the quality of his work.
    SEED, Faculty of Environment Drew
    5% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

47
Team Members
$24,525
Amount Loaned
641
Loans
13.6
Loans per member