• Lournie
    A loan of $700 helps Lournie to buy fishing net and bobo (a kind of trap) materials.

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  • Fanuel
    A loan of $375 helps Fanuel to buy chickens and feed.

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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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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 comedians Louis C.K. and Amy Poehler along the way!

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