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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:

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  • Héctor Orlando
    El Salvador
    Héctor Orlando received a loan from Sue to buy meat, oil, chicken, condiments etc. to prepare the foods he sells at his food stall.
    $375 to go
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  • Ilir
    Ilir received a loan from Laurence to pay his wife's expenses at a medical clinic in Greece so she can regain her health and come back home to lead a normal life.
    $400 to go
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  • Sunatullo
    Sunatullo received a loan from Laurence to pay for the course of medical care at the hospital needed to improve the state of his lovely wife's health.
  • Thotsetsane Group
    Thotsetsane Group received a loan from Rose to purchase the ACE 1 energy system in order to have access tosolar power for lighting, charging and cooking in a way that is safer, cleaner and saves money.
  • Shpresa
    Shpresa received a loan from 2 team members to pay for her elderly father's medical clinic expenses so he will recover his health and will be able to lead a normal activity during winter season.
    Freddie Sue
  • Banu
    Banu received a loan from Sue an elderly woman to pay her son's medical expenses, so that he recovers and leads a normal life.
  • David
    David received a loan from 5 team members a member from the Egyptian vulnerable community to buy some new furniture so his parents and his siblings will have a more comfortable shelter.
    Morgan Randy Chris Sno Christiane Jan
  • Vjollca
    Vjollca received a loan from 4 team members to pay medical clinic expenses for the borrower's husband, so his situation does not get worse and he will still be there for his family. She is a member of the Egyptian community.
    Puni Sasha Ajmal & Tripti Sue
  • Ilir
    Ilir received a loan from 3 team members to pay the medical clinic so he can recover somehow from sciatica and become able to continue his daily activity.
    Sasha Ajmal & Tripti Gregory

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