Kiva Lending Team: Columbia University
We loan because...
We want to encourage entrepreneurship
Students and alumni of Columbia University.
Location: New York, New York
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Ugafode Microfinance received a loan from 1 team members to invest in technology to serve borrowers remotely and to continue operations including paying staff salaries during the COVID-19 crisis.$82,700 to goLend Now
Valbona received a loan from Ylena to buy some piglets to raise so a member of the vulnerable Roma community can sell them and make extra income for her family.
Mujeres Unidas Group received a loan from Ylena to buy bakery products, vegetables, fruits, canned food, meat and others.
Jibu received a loan from Kayleigh increase delivery of safe drinking water to customers under COVID-19 lockdowns.
Shoshanah received a loan from Kayleigh which helps provide fresh food, bread, and culinary education to the community.
Sabuyuman Group received a loan from Claire to buy African locust beans to make "soumbala" (a spicy condiment) and to resell.
Mujeres Emprendedoras Group received a loan from Enrique to buy jeans, t-shirts, pants, blouses, shirts and other clothing items.
Nidia received a loan from Maricela to purchase coffee and flour, and to make improvements to her kitchen.
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