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've written a book about it called "The International Bank of Bob" (Walker/Bloomsbury, March 5, 2013).
I hope the book will get more people to feel a greater understanding of Kiva, a better appreciation of the role of microfinance, and most of all, more connected to the rest of the world.
People who realize that if we switched places with the recipients, they'd loan to us just as happily. So, fair's fair.
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Joy received a loan from Aaron to buy variety of commodities for her sari-sari store like canned goods, milk, and sugar for retail.
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Josefina received a loan from Aaron purchase merchandise to sell, such as ceramic items, sweaters, scarves and knitted caps with ear flaps.
Reyna received a loan from Donna to pay for a 200-watt solar system with 8 luminaires, an 80-watt solar system with 4 luminaires, accessories and installation.$1,225 to goLend Now
Ikaheng Basotho Group received a loan from 2 team members to pay for an ACE cook stove, which will improve her life in terms of health, cost of fuel, and the time she spends collecting firewood.
Koali Primary Group received a loan from 2 team members to pay for an ACE cook stove, which will improve her life in terms of health, cost of fuel and time spent collecting firewood.$100 to goLend Now
$1,575 to goLend Now
Kean's Group received a loan from Dan Kyburz to buy a water filter to provide safe drinking water for her family.
Concepcion received a loan from Dan Kyburz to purchase a solar energy home system to improve her family's life.
Salone Group received a loan from Greg to pay for additional cartons of maggi, bags of salt and bags of rice.$925 to goLend Now
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Rankings Across All Teams
|#8 for Amount Loaned (All Time)|
|#10 for Amount Loaned (This Month)|
Rankings In Common Interest Category
|#5 for Amount Loaned (All Time)|
|#6 for Amount Loaned (This Month)|
|#6 for Amount Loaned (Last Month)|
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