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We loan because...
My dad joined the "computer age" a little late in the game, but when he did, he was fascinated be the possibilities it opened up - especially in the world of finance and investment. After he passed away all too sudden and early in 2012, I also discovered charitable giving side of him, I had previously not known. With his birthday approaching, I felt the urge to "give" something in his name, but nothing seemed appropriate. While he never got to experience micro-lending, I believe, the combination of technology, finance and helping people getting something started, would have gotten him quite excited, and I can picture him spending hours on Kiva, researching "worthy" loans.

We loan in my father's name in order to help entrepreneurs help themselves, and to carry on his legacy in spirit. Each team member is free to choose their own loans without restrictions, but as they do, we ask them to take a moment to commemoration my dad.

Thank you.

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  • Aggrey
    Aggrey received a loan from Eike to buy cement, concrete and doors for his commercial house.
    $150 to go
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  • Marites
    Marites received a loan from Hauke to purchase fertilizer and pesticide and pay labor costs.
  • Everlyn
    Solomon Islands
    Everlyn received a loan from Hauke to pay for cartons of mixed goods for her general store.
  • Jack
    Jack received a loan from Hauke to lease a cocoa garden to get cocoa to sell for the coming season.
  • Linh
    Linh received a loan from Eike to purchase sand, cement, bricks, and equipment to build a toilet.
  • Mason
    United States
    Mason received a loan from Hauke which helps purchase electric, zero emission, commercial equipment, as well organic fertilizers, in additional to gaining working capital to help my business grow.
  • Sofia
    Sofia received a loan from Hauke to buy insect poison, fertilizer, a new wheelbarrow, a tiller, a rake, new gloves and a watering hose.
  • Baowendsom Group
    Burkina Faso
    Baowendsom Group received a loan from Eike to buy beans, hibiscus flowers, and peanuts for resale.

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