Kiva Lending Team: Friends of Bob Harris
We loan because...
After stumbling into a job as a luxury travel writer, I saw so much poverty that I decided to turn those paychecks into Kiva loans. Then I visited a bunch of clients, who were amazing, and I wrote a book about it called "The International Bank of Bob" (Walker/Bloomsbury, 2013).
I hope the book will help you feel a greater understanding of Kiva, a better appreciation of the role of microfinance, and most of all, a greater sense of connection to the rest of the world.
People who realize that if we switched places with the recipients, they'd lend to us just as happily. So, fair's fair.
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Anastasia received a loan from Katherine to buy fruits and vegetables for her grocery store and help a humble mother support her children.
Ahmed received a loan from Tricia to buy chickens to fill his butcher shop with fresh meat to meet the growing demand.Only 3 days left!$675 to go
El-Shadai Group received a loan from 2 team members to get bulk supplies of women's shoes to build on her initial capital.
Eugenia received a loan from Greg to purchase a sewing machine and more stocks of cloths, yarns and other supplies to expand her business.
Thol's Group received a loan from Sharon to buy a water filter to provide safe drinking water for their family.
Liêm received a loan from Donna to buy sand, cement, bricks, and other necessary equipment to build a new toilet.
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Rankings Across All Teams
|#9 for Amount Funded (All Time)|
Rankings In Common Interest Category
|#10 for New Users (Last Month)|
|#5 for Amount Funded (All Time)|
|#9 for Amount Funded (This Month)|
|#7 for Amount Funded (Last Month)|
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