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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

  • Mercedes
    Philippines
    Mercedes received a loan from Amy to pay for spare parts and maintenance for her van.
    Amy
    0% repaid
  • Malika
    Tajikistan
    Malika received a loan from Yuy to pay for tuition.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Lolita
    Philippines
    Lolita received a loan from Sandra to buy more fish to make dried fish.
    Sandra
    0% repaid
  • Joseph
    Rwanda
    Joseph received a loan from Drew to purchase maize inputs to increase the production capacity at his maize flour company.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Ameena
    Pakistan
    Ameena received a loan from Drew to buy bundles of cloth in different colors and designs.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Margarita
    Paraguay
    Margarita received a loan from Yuy to pay her degree expenses.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Margarida
    Timor-Leste
    Margarida received a loan from Yuy to buy eggs, noodles, cigarettes, bread, and oil.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Tsetsegmaa
    Mongolia
    Tsetsegmaa received a loan from Tim to purchase more livestock.
    Tim
    4% repaid
  • Mamie
    Liberia
    Mamie received a loan from Greg to expand and improve her business by purchasing food items such as rice, oil, and onions.
    Greg
    11% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

43
Team Members
$19,675
Amount Loaned
477
Loans
11.1
Loans per member