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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

  • Robert
    Robert received a loan from Beatriz to buy more clothes to sell.
  • Kyung
    United States
    Kyung received a loan from 6 team members which helps to expand into the Midwest with regional and national chains advertising in-store and online.
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  • Gregory
    United States
    Gregory received a loan from 5 team members which helps get the initial inventory to launch my patented e-commerce product.
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  • Jean
    United States
    Jean received a loan from 1 team members which helps a minority led product development initiative jumpstart production and initiate operation.
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  • Arzugul
    Arzugul received a loan from 1 team members to buy and sell phone accessories to make a profit.
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  • Keenyn
    United States
    Keenyn received a loan from Jake Blas which helps a local wardrobe stylist hire a new master tailor as well as purchase new fabrics and equipment.
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  • Udam
    Udam received a loan from Lucia to purchase wedding supplies and wedding service plans on his big day.

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