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: $975

Santa Irene

Manta, Manabí Province, Ecuador / Education

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


A loan helped to buy a computer.


Santa Irene's story

Santa Irene and her family live in the city of Manta. It is a place with beautiful beaches and quite a varied cuisine that attracts tourists.

She is a hard-working woman who earns a living thanks to commerce. With these earnings she manages to pay for certain expenses. However, at times it is not enough to cover certain urgent expenses, as is now the case. She needs this loan because her son goes to school, and he needs a computer. There is a lot of research that he needs to do in order to be able to graduate and continue with his dream of becoming a professional.

This loan is to buy a computer. Her dream is for her son to become a great professional.