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We want to change the World without predatory practices. We believe microloan interests should be as low as possible: 30% (PY/APR) Maximum. We are the only team we are aware that has this cap.

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The team members should be united by our pledge “Not lending through Kiva Partners that charge more than 30% PY/APR for servicing a loan.”
If Kiva Partner, Palestine for Credit & Development (FATEN) can charge 15.3% PY/APR for their loans and still make a profit, there is no reason why a For Profit Non Regulated institutions like Kiva Partner Credituyo should charge 85.9% PY/APR in Mexico. Do you know how high the PY/APR is for the loans you patricipate?

These are some Kiva Partners PY "Portafolio Yield" (aka INTEREST)examples:

BRAC South Sudan – South Sudan – 88.0% (2012)
Credituyo – Mexico – 85.9% (2012)
CrediComun – Mexico – 73.9% (2012)
Turame Community Finance – Burundi – 71.3% (2012)
Sinapa Aba Trust – Ghana – 62.6% (2012)
Urwego Opportunity Bank – Rwanda – 62.6% (2012)
Center for Community Transformation Credit Cooperative – Philippines – 62.0% (2012)
Fund for Thanh Hoa Poor Women – Viet Nam – 62.0% (2012)
Tujijenge Tanzania – Tanzania – 61.8% (2012)
FINCA Peru – Peru – 57.8% (2012)
Hekima – Democratic Republic of the Congo – 57.8% (2012)
MLO Humo – Tajikistan – 57.2% (2012)
ADIM – Nicaragua – 56.5% (2012)
Pearl Microfinance Limited – Uganda – 54.8% (2012)
VisionFund Mexico - Mexico - 54.34% (3/2013)
SMT – Sierra Leone – 54.0% (2012)
FRAC – Mexico – 53.8% (2012)
FAPE – Guatemala – 53.6% (2012)
HOPE Ukraine/Nadiya – Ukraine – 52.4% (2012)
Tanaoba Lais Manekat Foundation – Indonesia – 50.3% (2012)
Alalay sa Kaunlaran – Philippines – 50.2% (2012)
CEVI – Philippines – 49.3% (2012)
SPBD – Samoa – 49.0% (2012)
Hluvuku-Adsema – Mozambique – 49.0% (2012)
ARD – Sierra Leone – 48.2% (2012)
Vision Finance Company – Rwanda – 48.1% (2012)
MCC Mol Bulak Finance – Kyrgyzstan – 47.3% (2012)
HOFOKAM – Uganda – 47.3% (2012)
Koperasi Mitra Usaha Kecil – Indonesia – 47.0% (2012)
Prisma Honduras, S.A. – Honduras – 46.6% (2012)
EDAPROSPO – Peru – 45.1% (2012)
One Acre Fund-Kenya-45%-(5/2015)
Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative – Philippines – 44.6% (2012)
Esperanza International Dominican Republic – Dominican Republic, Haiti – 44.3% (2012)
Emprender – Bolivia – 43.6% (2012)
Edcpyme Alternativa – Peru – 43.5% (2012)
Manuela Ramos – Peru – 42.4% (2012)
ASHI – Philippines – 40.8% (2012)
Fundación Paraguaya – Paraguay – 39.7% (2012)
BRAC Uganda – Uganda – 39.0% (2012)
IMON International – Tajikistan – 37.8% (2012)
Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation – Philippines – 37.1% (2012)
PADECOMSM – El Salvador – 36.6% (2012)
Microfinanzas Prisma – Peru – 36.4% (2012)
Hagdan sa Pag-usag Foundation – Philippines – 35.5% (2012)
Fondo Esperanza – Chile – 34.8% (2012)
Asociación Arariwa – Peru – 34.5% (2012)
Asasah – Pakistan – 34.1% (2012)
Al Majmoua – Lebanon – 33.8% (2012)
Christian Rural Aid Network – Ghana – 33.6% (2012)
YOSEFO – Tanzania – 31.8% (2012)
Amasezerano Community Banking – Rwanda – 31.1% (2012)
Fundación Leon 2000 – Nicaragua – 30.9% (2012)
Yehu Microfinance Trust – Kenya – 30.6% (2012)
Faulu Kenya – Kenya – 30.3% (2012)
Agroinvest Credit Union – Azerbaijan – 30.1% (2012)
SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance – Kenya – 29.5% (2012)
Pro Mujer Bolivia – Bolivia – 29.4% (2012)
Apoyo Integral – El Salvador – 29.0% (2012)
MAXIMA Mikroheranhvatho – Cambodia – 29.0% (2012)
Credit Mongol – Mongolia – 29.0% (2012)
Alidé – Benin – 28.9% (2012)
Gata Daku Multi-purpose Cooperative – Philippines – 28.5% (2012)
CEPRODEL – Nicaragua – 28.5% (2012)
PADECOMSM-El Slavador-28%-(5/2015)
CREDIT – Cambodia – 28.0% (2012)
CHF International Access to Credit Services – Iraq – 27.9% (2012)
Banco D-MIRO S.A. – Ecuador – 27.4% (2012)
Hattha Kaksekar – Cambodia, Thailand – 27.3% (2012)
Kenya Agency for Development of Enterprise and Technology – Kenya – 27.1% (2012)
Asociación ASDIR – Guatemala – 28% (9/2015) (Team members experience at least one loan default)
IMPRO – Afghanistan – 24.9% (2012)
SEDA – Viet Nam – 24.3% (2012)
TYM Fund – Viet Nam – 23.9% (2012)
GHAPE – Cameroon – 22.1% (2012)
Xac Bank – Mongolia – 21.9% (2012)
FUDESCOSUR – Costa Rica – 21.83% (3/2013)
UIMCEC – Senegal – 21.8% (2012)
Nor Horizon – Armenia-20%-(5/2015)
Soro Yiriwaso – Mali – 20.8% (2012)
Juhudi Kilimo – Kenya – 20.8% (2012)
WAGES – Togo – 20.7% (2012)
Accion USA – United States – 20.4% (2012)
Fundación ESPOIR – Ecuador – 20.2% (2012)
Ameen s.a.l. – Lebanon – 18.7% (2012)
FMSD – Colombia – 17.7% (2012)
CAURIE – Senegal – 17.5% (2012)
Ryada – Palestine – 17.1% (2012)
CIDRE – Bolivia – 17.1% (2012)
LiftFund-USA-17%-(9/2015) (Team members experience at least one loan default)
IMPRO – Bolivia – 15.8% (2012)
FATEN – Palestine – 15.3% (2012)
Cooperative San Jose – Ecuador – 15.2% (2012)
Patan Business and Professional Women – Nepal – 15.1% (2012)
EDESA – Costa Rica – 14.40% (5/2014)
AFODENIC – Nicaragua – 12.60% (5/2014) (Team members experience at least one loan default)
Komak Credit Union – Azerbaijan – 5.70% (5/2015)

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  • Hakob
    Armenia
    Hakob received a loan from Polapat to fix his dental problems as soon as possible.
    Polapat
    $275 to go
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  • Tercer Milenio Group
    Peru
    Tercer Milenio Group received a loan from Charlie to buy school supplies such as books, school prints, markers, and scrap paper to provide a better education to his students..
    Charlie
  • Phelisanang Tiping Group
    Lesotho
    Phelisanang Tiping Group received a loan from Polapat to pay for an ACE cookstove, which will improve her life in terms of health, cost of fuel, and the time she spends collecting firewood.
    Polapat
  • Mouyly's Group
    Cambodia
    Mouyly's Group received a loan from Polapat to buy a water filter to provide safe drinking water for their family.
    Polapat
  • Savorn's Group
    Cambodia
    Savorn's Group received a loan from Polapat to buy a water filter to provide safe drinking water for her family.
    Polapat
  • Cristhian
    Paraguay
    Cristhian received a loan from Charlie to pay the expense of registering his degree in agricultural engineering.
    Charlie
  • Victor
    Paraguay
    Victor received a loan from Charlie to pay fees for his degree.
    Charlie
  • Hector
    Paraguay
    Hector received a loan from Charlie to buy drinks, bakery products, vegetables, fruit and other products.
    Charlie
    $1,175 to go
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Team Members
$16,200
Amount Loaned
611
Loans
24.4
Loans per member