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We loan because...
We care about people striving to enhance their self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on Kiva. Together we can make it easier for hard working people to get the much-needed capital to sustain and grow their business. We feel blessed to be able to support the aspirations of so many loan recipients who persevere tenaciously for a better quality of life with dignity. Thanks to Kiva.org, we can now connect together in this common cause.

About us
We have a vision to change lives in novel ways. Our team's origin is rooted in a Kiva Card (gift certificate), an inspiring talk by Kiva Fellow, Jessica Heinzelman (KF5) about Kiva micro-lending, and an amiable team ambience nurtured by Kiva Fellows, Kiva Editor & Translators, artists, writers, entrepreneurs, workers, retired people, families, parent + kid(s), students, teachers, and professionals. Our diversity & portfolio enable our discovery of social values inherent in the Kiva micro-lending ecosystem. Frequent & occasional lenders are free to choose who to lend to, how much and when, beyond the realm of lending targets and team statistics. Experienced members are gratified to enhance our grasp of nuances in lending. We wish to work with volunteers in the team, Kiva Friends and our supporters to engage in activities that promote Kiva. Our journey to strengthen and grow the Kiva ecosystem has room for more.

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LINKS TO SEE ALSO:
1. Kiva Updates: www.kiva.org/updates/kiva
2. Kiva Fellow Blogs: www.kiva.org/updates/fellows
3. Kiva Gift Card: www.kiva.org/gifts

(Thanks Anh D Pham for letting LOTUS team on Kiva to use the exquisite image of the lotus flower you photographed in Vietnam)

Location: Global      

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Francisca
    Philippines
    Francisca received a loan from Robbie to buy more quantities of toiletries, rice, soda, chips, canned goods, charcoal and other grocery items.
    Robbie
  • Kaniza
    Pakistan
    Kaniza received a loan from Osman Rashid to purchase more varieties of crockery such as tea sets, bowls and glasses in various sizes and designs.
    Osman Rashid
  • Gulnaz
    Pakistan
    Gulnaz received a loan from Osman Rashid to purchase more grocery items including grains, peas, flour, sugar and tea to serve more customers and generate a healthier source of income.
    Osman Rashid
  • Shubana
    Pakistan
    Shubana received a loan from Osman Rashid to purchase a variety of wires, switches, charges, cables and other related accessories.
    Osman Rashid
    $250 to go
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  • Abadacogora Cb Group
    Rwanda
    Abadacogora Cb Group received a loan from 2 team members to buy more bananas, rice, beans, salt, sugar, and maize flour for sell.
    Robbie Albert and Tarien
    $7,250 to go
    Lend Now
  • Alfa De Comas Group
    Peru
    Alfa De Comas Group received a loan from Robbie to invest in the purchase of materials for making educational posters.
    Robbie

Impact   Updated Hourly

2,091
Team Members
$3,395,525
Amount Loaned
104,377
Loans
49.9
Loans per member

Rankings In Common Interest Category

#10 for New Users (All Time)
#9 for New Users (This Month)
#10 for Amount Loaned (All Time)