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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

  • In Ma Htee Village
    Myanmar (Burma)
    In Ma Htee Village received a loan from Jacob to help 39 villagers buy livestock to raise and sell for a profit.
    Jacob
    0% repaid
  • Isahac
    Guatemala
    Isahac received a loan from Jacob to buy construction materials to sell.
    Jacob
    $1,150 to go
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  • It
    Cambodia
    It received a loan from Jacob to buy a solar energy home system.
    Jacob
    0% repaid
  • Abdulrahaman
    Nigeria
    Abdulrahaman received a loan from Drew to access high-quality inputs such as fertilizer and seed in order to double income and yield.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Rimma
    Ukraine
    Rimma received a loan from Drew to increase assortment of fall clothes and school uniforms.
    Drew
    $1,275 to go
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  • Sindiso
    Zimbabwe
    Sindiso received a loan from Drew to buy sewing material, clothes and footwear.
    Drew
    $1,325 to go
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  • Dauda
    Nigeria
    Dauda received a loan from Drew to access high-quality inputs such as fertilizer and seed in order to double income and yield.
    Drew
    0% repaid
  • Onua Do Group
    Ghana
    Onua Do Group received a loan from Yuy to buy flour, margarine, flavor, sugar, salt, yeast, and milk to bake pastries and bread.
    Yuy
    0% repaid
  • Penouel Group
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Penouel Group received a loan from Amy to buy flour, 50kg of sugar, 50kg of rice, vegetable oil, and 5kg of Omo washing powder.
    Amy
    0% repaid
  • Maricha
    Philippines
    Maricha received a loan from Tim to buy more groceries to sell in her general store.
    Tim
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

44
Team Members
$20,250
Amount Loaned
498
Loans
11.3
Loans per member