• Tepeiyio
    A loan of $450 helps Tepeiyio to buy forage/livestock feed that will improve the cows’ nutrition.

  • Maria
    A loan of $950 helps Maria to buy a freezer, as well as chicken feet, lamb necks, soup packs, sau...

  • Maraia
    A loan of $1,200 helps Maraia to make a deposit on her fishing boat and buy better fishing nets, ...

  • Litiana
    A loan of $725 helps Litiana to replenish her canteen stocks and to buy a scale and a bigger stor...

  • Loata
    A loan of $725 helps Loata to stock up on her canteen supplies.

Back a dream today

People all over the world have dreams of a better future, for their families and their communities.

Through Kiva, you have the power to back the dream of someone halfway around the globe with just a $25 loan. You could help a woman build her business, a student access education or a farmer have a successful harvest. When you get repaid, you can relend that same $25 in another person's dream.

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  1. Choose a borrower
    Browse hundreds of borrower profiles and find a story that connects with you.
  2. Make a loan
    Click ‘Lend’ to send money via our Field Partners, who vet, distribute and administer each loan.
  3. Get repaid
    Receive updates as the borrowers you support succeed and repay their loans.
  4. Repeat!
    When borrowers repay, that money is yours to keep, donate to Kiva or lend again to empower someone new!

About Kiva

Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.

We’ve helped more than 1.4 million people around the world (so far) and earned fans like former President Bill Clinton, Oprah, and comedian Amy Poehler along the way!

Kiva has been awarded Charity Navigator's highest rating: