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UPDATE #6 - June 2017 - We're still rockin' 8 years later. As of 6/14/17, we have made $41,250 in microloans. Please join us!

UPDATE #5 - We're well on our way to $30,000. In January 2014, we hit a milestone of 1000 loans. Please join us! (1/18/14)

UPDATE #4 - What a great Lending Team! We surpassed the $20,000 goal in early June 2012, well before my birthday. On to $25K... (6/15/12)

UPDATE #3 - W passed the $15,000 goal well before my birthday! Whoohooo! In two years the team has raised over $15,150 - making a difference in lives around the world. Thank you!

UPDATE #2 - We hit the 10K goal in September 2010. Now we're on to $15,000. Join the team, make a loan and make a difference in an entrepreneur's life today!

UPDATE: Though the OFFICIAL challenge ended last June, the team continues to thrive and loan to entrepreneurs around the world. We surpassed our goal in October, 2009. Our current goal is $10,000 in loans.

Please join us and continue the good work this team is doing.
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In celebration of my 50th birthday, my goal is to attract $5,000 in loans = 200 loans @ $25 (or more!). I'm a huge fan of Kiva and as an entrepreneur it's important to me to give back where and when I can. As part of an online community of entrepreneurs, my hope is that my colleagues will join me in this endeavor to help others who don't have the resources we have access to so they can build their businesses and changes the lives of the people they touch.

About us
Passionate entrepreneurs who have big hearts and desire to help others succeed. Get more details about the Challenge and watch my video at the link below.

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Team Activity

  • Las Unidades Group
    Las Unidades Group received a loan from Hali to buy seeds and farming supplies to grow 3.5 hectares of corn.
  • Belkisu
    Belkisu received a loan from Hali to add to her working capital to buy more sacks of millet, corn and beans to sell to her customers.
  • Francette
    Francette received a loan from Hali to purchase fungicides, Ridomil, and small farm implements.
  • Lorna
    Lorna received a loan from Hali to buy kitchen sink, wire, pipe, cement and sand needed for construction.
  • Sope Galass Group
    Sope Galass Group received a loan from Hali to buy seeds and agricultural inputs to grow rice and do market gardening.
  • María Esther
    El Salvador
    María Esther received a loan from Julia a borrower to purchase a grazing calf and fertilizer for her maize crop, which she already planted and which she needs to maintain so it grows well.
  • Maria
    United States
    Maria received a loan from Denise Wakeman which helps me to purchase more jewelry for my business to sell to my customers.
    Denise Wakeman
  • Melva Yanina
    Melva Yanina received a loan from Denise Wakeman to set up her food-selling business in the city of Jaén by buying new furniture and glass cabinets.
    Denise Wakeman
  • Mujeres Emprendedoras Group
    Mujeres Emprendedoras Group received a loan from Rob to buy supplies to make food to sell, such as meats, condiments, baked goods, vegetables, chickens, and additional products.

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