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We loan because...
Our beautiful son Baby Henry John Helms-North died shortly before he was born at 11am on the 18th July 2009.

About us
This fund was set up and is managed by Henry's parents, Rob and Katharine Helms-North. The fund was established with the help of Henry's family as well as friends of the family, colleagues, church members and other Kiva supporters. Like many, we have been wanting to do something to help those in need become self-sufficient but never felt we had the resources to take action. Baby Henry's death has taught us that if you mean to do something today, you should not put it off until tomorrow. Kiva and micro-finance provides us with an opportunity to do, on Baby Henry's behalf, something that is positive and can be looked after and nurtured by us. Thanks to the support of our lending team over 1250 people have been helped in the developing world with loans. Please feel free to join in and make a difference.

Location: Pulborough, West Sussex, UK      


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Team Activity

  • Diego Jaime
    Diego Jaime received a loan from Joanna to invest in the improvement of the neighborhood field for soccer and other games for the children.
  • Gregoria
    Gregoria received a loan from Claire to purchase more items like candies, cereals, juice, coffee, canned goods, soft-drinks, snack foods, etc. to sell.
  • Ukumbusho Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Ukumbusho Group received a loan from to buy more of the local drink.
  • Rosa Isabel
    Rosa Isabel received a loan from buy rice, sugar, oil, and detergents.
  • Mungazi Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Mungazi Group received a loan from stock up on 24 baskets of tomatoes.
  • Roberto Carlos
    Roberto Carlos received a loan from to buy water, rice, sugar and other food products.
  • Juhudi Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Juhudi Group received a loan from to purchase 20 sacks of charcoal.
  • Mukolo Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Mukolo Group received a loan from to make traditional fresh pasta, with soaked raw sweet potatoes, called "chikwange".
  • Njiwa Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Njiwa Group received a loan from to buy 20 pairs of shoes.

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