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We loan because...
We are passionate about empowering entrepreneurs through Kiva -- both around the world and here in our hometown of San Jose.

About us
The Kiva San Jose lending team is a key component of the Kiva San Jose & the Peninsula program, which aims to support hundreds of hard-working entrepreneurs in San Jose and the Peninsula over the coming years. San Jose is a diverse city, and we are a diverse group of Kiva lenders, committed to directly and democratically participating in the economic development of our community.

Location: San Jose, California       Team website


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Team Activity

  • Cooperativa Apropal
    Cooperativa Apropal received a loan from 1 team members more than 300 farming families export heart of palms and avoid the drug trade.
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  • Fati
    Fati received a loan from 1 team members to purchase farm inputs such as herbicides and insecticides.
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  • Kyle
    United States
    Kyle received a loan from 1 team members which helps build a showroom, boost advertising, and upgrade tools to improve efficiency.
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  • Maria
    United States
    Maria received a loan from 3 team members which helps invest in an e-commerce and marketing course to start promoting my beauty products online.
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  • Danilo
    United States
    Danilo received a loan from 1 team members which helps to grow to the next stage on our process of building bridges in between the coffee industry from Guatemala to Portland!.
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  • Candace
    United States
    Candace received a loan from 1 team members which helps me obtain equipment, supplies and a proper space to manufacture products for my growing business.
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  • Mohammed
    United States
    Mohammed received a loan from 2 team members which helps a Kiva loan will help me expand my business by purchasing my own restaurant. The restaurant will support my family's growth and help my kids achieve their educational goals once the company grow and expand in the Bay Area.
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  • Trâm
    Trâm received a loan from Cristina to buy construction materials and pay for labour to build a new toilet.
  • Tahani
    Tahani received a loan from Cristina to buy more beehives for her work.
  • Daniel
    Daniel received a loan from Emily to pay all of his thesis and tutoring expenses.

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