Love making a difference with Kiva? Your donations keep us running.

Thank you for the impact you’ve made this year! Together we’ve funded more than 170,000 loans and raised more than $120 million for financially excluded people around the world. It costs us more than $3 to facilitate each $25 loan, and we rely on optional donations from individuals like you to cover our costs.

Other amount



Total loan: $2,825

Tiyesenawo Group

Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi / Food

Tiyesenawo Group's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support

A loan helped to buy a bale of sugar, mobile phone credit, soap and cooking oil.

Tiyesenawo Group's story

Ellen is a woman aged 30. She is married with two children who rely upon her. Her husband runs his own small business.

Ellen owns a grocery shop. She would like to buy a bale of sugar, mobile phone credit, soap and cooking oil with her portion of the loan. With the profits from the business, she will be able to feed her family. She started the business to earn a living and provide for her family financially. One of her family members works with her in the business.

Ellen's goal is to buy a car and to expand the business with the profits from the business in the future.