International Women's Day | Asunta | A loan of $1,950 helps to increase production by hiring more artisans for her workshop.

Invest in her.

With Kiva you can lend as little as $25 and make a big change in someone's life. This International Women's Day, join our community and invest in her.

Lend to women

Support women around the world

How it works

By lending as little as $25 on Kiva, you can support the causes you care about and make a real personal impact.

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    How it works

    Browse by category and find an entrepreneur to support.

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    Make a loan

    Help fund a loan with
    as little as $25.

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    Get repaid

    Kiva borrowers have a 96% repayment rate historically.

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Mind the gap:
Global (in)equality

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Women were only paid 54 cents for every dollar men earned in 2019.

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Only 30% of small businesses around the world are owned by women.

Mind the gap:
Global (in)equality

When it comes to participating in the global economy, the gender gap for women is staggering. There’s urgent work to do and the gap is growing even wider during the pandemic. Be a part of the solution by creating opportunity for women around the world.


100% of your loan goes to the field.

We don't take a penny.

1.7 m
Lenders to women
$1.17 b
To women's loans
Repayment rate by women
Countries funded
Years lending to women

Why I invest in her

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Sofia Vergara

Actress and Kiva partner

"When women achieve financial security, everything benefits - from the economy to their families and society as a whole."

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Graham Macmillan

President, Visa Foundation

"Investing in women is an investment in her community. When you invest in a woman, it ultimately leads to better returns and outcomes for our global economy."

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Beatriz Porto

Owner & VP, Porto’s Bakery

"I invest in HER because my mother was given a small loan 40 years ago and it changed our lives. Porto's Bakery is honored to continue supporting our communities and investing in women."

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