Recent posts

Kiki Bryant: Championing Black ownership in the toy aisle

Celebrate Black History Month with us by hearing the stories of Black entrepreneurs across America and their experiences with Kiva’s small business loans.

Volunteer spotlight: “It’s amazing to understand the triumphs and challenges of people around the world”

This month, we want to shine the spotlight on three individual volunteers: Alix, Darlene, and Marila.

Kiva U.S.: Reflections from 2020 and a Path Forward for 2021

How we're moving ahead in 2021 for our Kiva U.S. community.

Celebrating and recognizing Black History Month

On February 8, we’re matching all loans to U.S. business owners on Kiva. Support Black-owned businesses and celebrate Black History Month with us.

Rounding up 2020: A letter from Kiva CEO Neville Crawley

"We went into 2020 with a great plan—the chessboard was laid out, and we knew our next 30 moves. Then COVID-19 hit, and every piece on the chessboard moved."

Thank you and happy New Year!

Discover your impact, and hear from Kiva team members, in our thank you video!

Product Manager Rachel Chang speaks on the COVID-19 pandemic in Taiwan and Sierra Leone

Working at Kiva during this time has given me a sense of hope. I was proud of how Kiva was able to provide relief to entrepreneurs and small businesses impacted by COVID-19, and to further support and highlight black-owned businesses in our own Kiva community.

Shop from Kiva borrowers, make holiday wishes come true!

The holidays are here, and we know you want to shop small to support entrepreneurs this year. Check out this list of Kiva U.S. borrowers with shops you can buy from today!

Nancy's story: Kiva Protocol's first user

In partnership with the government of Sierra Leone, Kiva is on the ground building the country's first blockchain-based national identity and credit system.

Volunteer spotlight: Translating from Ukraine to the world

This month, we want to shine the spotlight on three individual volunteers: Ann, Alice and Katy.

Lebanon in crisis: How you can help — and how Kiva is responding

This story comes from Lev Plaves, Kiva’s Senior Investment Manager for Refugees & Displaced Populations.

Investment Manager Kendra Thorogood on the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand

"There’s kind of a different idea of mask-wearing here... they didn’t have to adapt."