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Manu
invites you to join Kiva

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Adela, Kiva borrower and pig farmer in El Salvador

Kiva is different from traditional charities because you get to choose who to support, and your contribution is a loan, not a donation. 100% of your loans go to support borrowers.

When you're repaid you can relend that same $25 again and again to multiply your impact. Join Manu on Kiva and change a life today!

About Kiva
Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty.
  • $1B
    Loans funded through Kiva
  • 97%
    Loan repayment rate
  • 85
    Countries where Kiva works
  • ★★★★
    Charity Navigator's highest award rating
How Kiva works
1
Choose a borrower
Browse hundreds of borrower profiles and find a story that connects with you.
2
Make a loan
Click 'Lend' to send money via our Field Partners, who vet, distribute and administer each loan.
3
Get repaid
Receive updates as the borrowers you support succeed and repay their loans.
4
Repeat!
When borrowers repay, that money is yours to keep, donate to Kiva or lend again to empower someone new!
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Gaudanica, Kiva borrower and shop owner in Zimbabwe