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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

  • Zeinab
    Lebanon
    Zeinab received a loan from 3 team members to buy a new refrigerator for dairy products, and to support her grocery store and improve productivity so she can save money.
    Erin Judy Sue
    $1,200 to go
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  • Universite Simon Kimbangu Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Universite Simon Kimbangu Group received a loan from 4 team members to purchase office and printer supplies (a modern photocopier, 50 reams of paper, 80 boxes of pens, a chair, 10 boxes of staples, ...).
    Betty Laurie Lawrence Christiane
  • Ismoiljon
    Tajikistan
    Ismoiljon received a loan from Laurence to pay for his son’s treatment at the medical clinic.
    Laurence
  • Dilshod
    Tajikistan
    Dilshod received a loan from Christiane to pay for his treatment at the medical clinic.
    Christiane
  • Toirbek
    Tajikistan
    Toirbek received a loan from Christiane to pay for his wife’s treatment.
    Christiane
  • Rawas
    Lebanon
    Rawas received a loan from Christiane to fix a problem in her teeth with an operation as soon as possible.
    Christiane
    $200 to go
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  • Ghanda1 Group
    Lebanon
    Ghanda1 Group received a loan from Christiane to send to her family and financially support them along with her child while she is gone.
    Christiane
  • Marina Estela
    El Salvador
    Marina Estela received a loan from Sue to buy eggs, bread, detergent, drinks, sugar, corn, sweets, and dressings, among other products to stock the store.
    Sue
  • Lorena Cecibel
    El Salvador
    Lorena Cecibel received a loan from Sue to buy corn and wood for the sale of tortillas.
    Sue
  • Odai
    Jordan
    Odai received a loan from Sue to buy shoes to sell at his store and to improve his business.
    Sue
     Only 21 hours left! 
    $1,050 to go
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Impact   Updated Hourly

253
Team Members
$102,875
Amount Loaned
3,844
Loans
15.2
Loans per member