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

100%

funded

Total loan: $2,850

Amna

Negev, South District, Israel / Food

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


A loan helped to buy stock including new dairy items, children sweets, snacks for school and cleaning supplies.‎.


Amna's story

Amna is a divorced mother of seven adult children. She opened a mini-market ‎in her village to help support herself and her family. Over the last few years ‎she has expanded her items and gained a good customer base from the ‎surrounding area. The mini-market sells items needed on a daily basis and ‎helps her customers avoid having to travel to the large supermarket in the city.‎

Amna needed this loan for stock including new dairy items, children sweets snacks for school and cleaning supplies.‎

One of Amna's sons helps her with the bookkeeping. She makes sure to save ‎every month. She is working on buying a large commercial refrigerator and ‎expanding her market to include fruits, vegetables, beef and chicken.‎