Kiva blog posts

Kareem’s entire family has experienced what it’s like to be a refugee. And that’s why he’s dedicated his life and his career to supporting refugees.

Nimo embodies the spirit of the Kiva community, with an unbreakable resilience on her journey from Somalia to Kenya — and a fierce determination to create a successful business.

In honor of World Refugee Day, we spoke to Kiva’s Executive Board Chair, Julie Hanna, about her own experience being displaced by the violence of Black September. 

Honor World Refugee Day by lending with Kiva!

Edi’s a Kiva lender just like you. And after experiencing being a refugee himself, he knows how important supporting refugees through small loans can be.

If Kiva is all about lending... why do we need your donations?

A letter from Kiva’s Executive Chair to the Kiva community.

“We have to take the baton when it is passed to us, and run as hard and fast as we can, and then pass it on to someone else.”

This month, we want to shine the spotlight on three individual volunteers: Joanne, Sophie and Kathy!

An interview with Kiva Coordinators Nargiza Rajabova and Fazilat Beknazarova, who are currently based in Tajikistan and work with Micro Deposit Organization (MDO) Humo.