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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.

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All Loans > 1 Billion in Change

1 Billion in Change

Incredible! We just crossed the threshold to $1 BILLION in life-changing loans! One small loan at a time, one small act at a time, compassionate people like you have made a big difference in the lives of millions of families around the world. We can’t thank you enough. If you’re just learning about Kiva, you can join the movement by making a loan today!

Simusolar
Tanzania
A loan of $100,000 helps farmers and fishers in Tanzania to earn more income with solar water pumps and fishing lights. Read more
A loan of $4,075 helps a member to buy sheep and animal feed. Read more
Selina
Kenya
A loan of $700 helps to buy cereal grains (beans and maize) to sell at the village market. Read more
A loan of $675 helps a member to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize. Read more
Maria
Philippines
A loan of $800 helps to purchase more raw materials for her pottery business. Read more
Lolita
Philippines
A loan of $650 helps to buy stock like soft drinks, toiletries, noodles, canned goods, food seasonings, candies, drinks, snack food, etc; part is used to buy oysters. Read more
Sreyhen
Cambodia
A loan of $1,000 helps to purchase grocery supplies. Read more
Bakhtikhon
Kyrgyzstan
A loan of $3,600 helps to buy dairy cows in order to increase sales of organic milk and income from breeding livestock. Read more
A loan of $1,525 helps to purchase groceries, perfume, jewelry, deodorant, etc. Read more
A loan of $300 helps to purchase pigs, which will allow her to increase her production capacity and get more earnings from the sales. Read more
Tanguy
Rwanda
A loan of $8,575 helps to build out a new section of his restaurant. Read more
Ly
Cambodia
A loan of $525 helps to pay for home renovation. Read more
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