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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

  • Felix
    Philippines
    Felix received a loan from SEED, Faculty of Environment to buy more stock to sell like medicines and food supplements and materials for his shop like screwdrivers, nuts and bolts, lubricating oil and fuel.
    SEED, Faculty of Environment
    $375 to go
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  • Sainjargal
    Mongolia
    Sainjargal received a loan from Zachary to buy meat in large amounts for an upcoming festival.
    Zachary
    0% repaid
  • Istatoy
    Tajikistan
    Istatoy received a loan from Maya to buy flour, oil and coal for her new business.
    Maya
    0% repaid
  • Luz
    Paraguay
    Luz received a loan from Yuy to pay for repairs to her beauty salon.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Sonia Arely
    El Salvador
    Sonia Arely received a loan from Amy to invest in sheet metal, purlins, cement, gravel, sand, brick, and iron to build a shed.
    Amy
    0% repaid
  • Nuru Group
    Tanzania
    Nuru Group received a loan from Maddy to buy up-to-date salon products.
    Maddy
    0% repaid
  • Ana Margarita
    El Salvador
    Ana Margarita received a loan from Asha to buy underwear in bulk for women and men.
    Asha
    0% repaid
  • Benjamin
    Philippines
    Benjamin received a loan from Asha to buy more stock to sell like canned goods, rice, noodles, soap, toiletries, soda, beverages, and condiments.
    Asha
    0% repaid
  • Xheme
    Albania
    Xheme received a loan from Bruce to pay for her father-in-law's prostate surgical procedure.
    Bruce
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

46
Team Members
$22,525
Amount Loaned
571
Loans
12.4
Loans per member