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This is a community of people interested in making a difference for entrepreneurs and families who are affected by illness or physical, intellectual, or psychiatric disability. We also support caregivers, entrepreneurs involved in the medical profession and anyone who is touched in any way by disabilities, chronic illnesses or one time medical needs.

About us
Anyone who has an interest in disability issues or rights may join our team. This team was started as a way to find and keep track of Kiva entrepreneurs who are affected by illnesses or disabilities so that we might see what kind of difference we are making in the lives of these entrepreneurs.

This team was originally created by a group of KivaFriends, but has always been open to anyone. If you are interested, you can read about the team history here:

Location: Global       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • Qamile
    Albania
    Qamile received a loan from Laurence to pay for her and her husband's medical visits.
    Laurence
    $625 to go
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  • Gentiana
    Albania
    Gentiana received a loan from Sue to buy potato and onion seeds.
    Sue
    $1,275 to go
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  • Elsa Andrea
    Ecuador
    Elsa Andrea received a loan from 2 team members to buy clothing, perfumes and chickens.
    Helen Sue
    $475 to go
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  • Maria Margarita
    Honduras
    Maria Margarita received a loan from 3 team members buy more stock such as meat, cold cuts, milk products, chicken, sugar, sacks of rice and beans, flour, butter, soft drinks and other items.
    Helen Sue Judy
  • Nikollaq
    Albania
    Nikollaq received a loan from Connie to make some basic repairs in his house, where he lives alone.
    Connie
  • Laila
    Palestine
    Laila received a loan from Sue to buy clothing to meet customer demand and increase her income and improve her family's living conditions.
    Sue
  • Byron
    Costa Rica
    Byron received a loan from Gill reactivate and repair his dental equipment.
    Gill
  • Gafur
    Tajikistan
    Gafur received a loan from Laurence to pay for his treatment at the medical clinic.
    Laurence
  • Omaria
    Jordan
    Omaria received a loan from 2 team members to buy more home products to sell from home to make extra profits for the treatment of her daughter and the education of her son.
    Lawrence Carolyn B-G
  • Filomena
    Philippines
    Filomena received a loan from Laurence to purchase maintenance medicines.
    Laurence

Impact   Updated Hourly

252
Team Members
$101,750
Amount Loaned
3,800
Loans
15.1
Loans per member