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: $825


Ponta D'Ouro, Maputo Province, Mozambique / Retail

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

A loan helped to purchase and sell everyday products.

Rafael's story

Mr. Rafael is a 36 year-old married father. His 4 children are aged 18, 09, and 07, with a newborn, and attend the 12th, 4th, and 3rd grades, respectively. He is a businessman and sells diverse products and beverages, and also supports his parents.

With the loan, he says he intends to buy a variety of food products including rice, sugar, flour, oil and varied beverages for resale.

His dream is to grow the business and own transportation for his products.