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We loan because...
we care about families (past, present and future).

About us
(Please make a loan before you ask to join our team; and show a name, not Anonymous, on your profile.) Genealogists worldwide (plus relatives and friends) have found a simple way to help less fortunate families. In 2011 'Genealogists for Families' received an award for Best New Community Project.

Through Kiva, a non-profit organisation working with microfinance institutions, you choose a borrower to support with a loan of just $25. Similar loans by other lenders are combined until the required total is reached. This enables people without access to traditional banks (including many women) to expand their businesses, support and educate their children, save for the future and raise themselves out of poverty. As your money is repaid (often in monthly instalments), you can withdraw it or lend it to someone else. Money that is loaned over and over again does more good than a one-time donation!

** Please read genfamilies.blogspot.com/search/label/FAQ (which has important information and answers to frequently asked questions).

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368
Team Members
$385,500
Amount Funded
13,948
Loans
37.9
Loans per member