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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

  • One Acre Fund
    One Acre Fund received a loan from Jim one Acre Fund farmers in Tanzania access seeds and supplies on credit to help them feed themselves, their families and their communities.
    $74,750 to go
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  • Janet
    Solomon Islands
    Janet received a loan from PMBQ to buy additional rolls of fabric, cloth dyes, and stencils for her clothing business.
  • Zanouba
    Zanouba received a loan from PMBQ to buy goats and lambs to increase family income and pay for education fees.
  • Ebonie
    United States
    Ebonie received a loan from PMBQ which helps to purchase a company vehicle in order to service more customers.
    $5,775 to go
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  • Manny
    United States
    Manny received a loan from BCP Microfinance Club which helps a minority-owned business continue their expansion efforts.
    BCP Microfinance Club
  • Skylar
    United States
    Skylar received a loan from 2 team members which helps a woman-owned business increase brand awareness, upgrade equipment and grow our small business.
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  • Virginia
    United States
    Virginia received a loan from 4 team members which helps a women-owned business overcome the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.
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  • Seditra
    United States
    Seditra received a loan from 1 team members which helps with obtaining multiple store front locations as well as state of the art technology.
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  • Adiba
    Adiba received a loan from 1 team members to support her home-based clothes trading business.
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