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We loan because...
We love the fabrics created, sold, or worn by Kiva borrowers all over the world.

About us
Lenders who value and enjoy the photos on Kiva that include fabulous fabrics. We appreciate the glimpses those photos provide to us, of the borrowers' lovely cultures.

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Team Activity

  • Helen
    United States
    Helen received a loan from Mouselady which helps with purchasing fabrics and machinery. As well as creating venues to sell merchandise.
    Mouselady
    $4,225 to go
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  • Razia
    Pakistan
    Razia received a loan from Irene to buy a new sewing machine and parts for her husband's sewing machine repairing and assembling workshop.
    Irene
  • Grupo Pacamache 2 Group
    Guatemala
    Grupo Pacamache 2 Group received a loan from Sue buy traditional clothing from her region: huipils (blouses), fajas (belts), and cortes (skirts).
    Sue
    $750 to go
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  • Fatutala
    Samoa
    Fatutala received a loan from Chalons to buy material, fabric paint, stencils, brushes and a new cutter.
    Chalons
  • Wend Baraka 2 Group
    Burkina Faso
    Wend Baraka 2 Group received a loan from 2 team members to buy pagnes for resale.
    Teresa Mouselady
  • Lulea
    Kenya
    Lulea received a loan from Teresa to provide more jobs and training to unskilled workers in Kenya.
    Teresa
    $16,200 to go
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  • Akoua
    Togo
    Akoua received a loan from 2 team members to buy 12 pieces of pagne cloth and 30 bags of charcoal.
    Heather Candace
  • Je Ye Se Kola Group
    Mali
    Je Ye Se Kola Group received a loan from Sue to pay for sheep and goats to fatten and resell, thus to cover healthcare, food, and clothing for her children.
    Sue
  • Yuni
    Indonesia
    Yuni received a loan from Dolores to invest in a bulk purchase of silk and batik dye.
    Dolores

Impact   Updated Hourly

107
Team Members
$66,925
Amount Loaned
2,595
Loans
24.3
Loans per member