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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

 

Latest Messages  

28 messages. Join the team to get in on the action!

Team Activity

  • Charles
    United States
    Charles received a loan from Sabah which helps purchase needed equipment, secure advertising and boost working capital.
    Sabah
  • Venuste
    Rwanda
    Venuste received a loan from Beatriz to buy more spare parts to sell.
    Beatriz
  • Manjuma
    India
    Manjuma received a loan from 1 team members to bear repair costs and replace a battery in order to expand a Toto rickshaw transport service.
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  • Gamal
    Egypt
    Gamal received a loan from 1 team members to buy a head of cattle to increase sales of both calves and dairy products; he wants to develop his business to increase his income.
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  • Denise
    United States
    Denise received a loan from 1 team members to pay for a new roof, which will greatly improve the safety and security of Denise's home.
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  • Bay
    Vietnam
    Bay received a loan from Daniela to buy more clothes, milk, and instant noodles to resell.
    Daniela
  • Consuelo De Jesus
    Colombia
    Consuelo De Jesus received a loan from 1 team members to buy fattening chickens and feed for them.
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  • Chanta
    United States
    Chanta received a loan from 1 team members to pay for a new roof which will greatly improve the safety and security of Chanta's home.
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  • Gwenervere
    United States
    Gwenervere received a loan from 1 team members to pay for a new air conditioner, which will greatly improve the living conditions in Gwenervere's home.
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  • Hải
    Vietnam
    Hải received a loan from Yasmin to pay tuition for her three kids.
    Yasmin
  • Usafi Wa Moyo Group
    Congo (DRC)
    Usafi Wa Moyo Group received a loan from 1 team members to buy beverages wholesale, such as: Primus, Simba, Vitalo, and Fanta, to build on her initial capital.
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  • Maria
    United States
    Maria received a loan from 1 team members to pay for a new air conditioner, which will greatly improve living conditions within her home.
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Impact   Updated Hourly

226
Team Members
$21,675
Amount Funded
400
Loans
1.8
Loans per member