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We loan because...
We want to help create more sustainable and equitable communities all around the world.

About us
We lend to individuals and groups engaged in businesses and services that help them earn a living but also help to protect the environment in their part of the world. We also strive to build green partnerships in our own communities by supporting the women and men who provide businesses, services, and products that benefit people and the Earth.

Some of our team members mainly fund green loans, while others choose to designate a fraction of their loans to green enterprises. These are examples of just some of the loans Green Partnerships has helped to fund:

bark cloth
bees and beehives
bicycle repair
bicycle sales
bus transportation
eco-friendly products
electric vehicles
electronics repair
energy efficient products
Fair Trade (sustainably grown) coffee
farm tools & equipment
fuel-efficient cookstoves
manure & other natural fertilizers
natural medicines from native plants
nipa roofing businesses
organic farms or gardens
organic food
organic seeds
recycling tools
scrap metal
scrap wood
shoe repair
solar lanterns or lamps
solar lighting kits (distribution)
solar panels (leasing)
solar panels (home or business installations)
spare parts (bicycles)
spare parts (other)
tree seedlings
used clothing
used furniture
used shoes
water tanks

Many Kiva Field Partners offer one or more kinds of green loans including, but not limited to:

ACCIONA Microenergía México
African Clean Energy
African Solar Rise
Bai Tushum Bank CJSC (alternative energy loans)
Barefoot Power
Buksh Foundation
Credit Mongol
D&E Green Enterprises
Dr. Bronner's / Serendipalm
EarthSpark International
Ecoblock International
Elephant Energy
Emerging Cooking Solutions Zambia Ltd.
Entrepreneurs du Monde
Ethic Capital
Evidence Action
Fairtrasa International
Federación Campesina del Cauca
Fenix International
Gham Power
Grameen Foundation AppLab
Growing Norandino
Hilltribe Organics
Honey Care Africa
IMON International
Impact Carbon
Indigenous Designs
iSmart Kenya
Izdiharona for Economic Development
Maya Mountain Cacao
MiCredito (clean energy loans)
Microfinanzas Prisma
NOTS Lampe Solaire
Nuru Energy
One Degree Solar
PAC (Association for People in Community Action)
Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)
Paradigm Project
Prime Cookstoves
Quang Binh Women's Development Fund
RISE Tanzania
Siam Organic
Sistema Biobolsa
Sjedi Green Energy
Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF)
Solar Sister
Soluz Honduras
StoveTeam International
Takamoto Biogas
Tanzania Human Development Foundation
TerraClear Development
Thrive Networks
Union Regional de Huatusco
Village Infrastructure
Visionary Empowerment Program
Xac Bank
Yayasan Rumah Energi
Yellow Leaf Hammocks
Yunus Social Business

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  • Bajram
    Bajram received a loan from 4 team members to purchase some more used electronic devices and other household appliances to sell.
    Tim Helen Deffenbacher Clifton Helen
  • Jamin's Group
    Jamin's Group received a loan from Clifton to purchase a solar light and gain access to cost efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation.
  • Aleta
    United States
    Aleta received a loan from 2 team members us invest in more solar panels, make improvements to our washing/packing area, purchase equipment to increase efficiency and to finance our spring cash flow.
    Clifton Helen Deffenbacher
    $2,500 to go
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  • Dontan Group
    Lao PDR
    Dontan Group received a loan from Sheila to purchase TerraClear water filters so they can have access to safe drinking water.
    $475 to go
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  • Daniel's Group
    Daniel's Group received a loan from Clifton to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.
  • Digna Esperanza
    El Salvador
    Digna Esperanza received a loan from dorothee to buy ingredients such as beans, corn and condiments in bulk for making tamales to sell.
    $300 to go
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  • Rosa Abigail
    El Salvador
    Rosa Abigail received a loan from dorothee to buy corn and firewood to stock her inventory and continue to make tortillas and pupusas without any problems.
  • Maria Beatriz
    El Salvador
    Maria Beatriz received a loan from dorothee to buy supplies to make and sell tortillas and meals such as corn, basic grains and vegetables.
     Only 4 days left! 
    $950 to go
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  • Griselda Guadalupe
    El Salvador
    Griselda Guadalupe received a loan from dorothee to purchase vegetables, corn, condiments, and meats, among other materials to prepare the tamales and sausage soup sales to continue attending to her customers as they deserve.
     Only 4 days left! 
    $325 to go
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  • Merlyn Johanna
    El Salvador
    Merlyn Johanna received a loan from dorothee to buy cooking oil, bananas, yuca, potatoes, etc. to have more ingredients for making a greater variety of snack foods.
  • Ofelia Mabel
    El Salvador
    Ofelia Mabel received a loan from dorothee to buy avocados and mangos wholesale, since the season of these fruits is approaching and she wants to stock up to be able to distribute them to her customers.
    $550 to go
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  • Apu Kcmaer Group
    Apu Kcmaer Group received a loan from Cam to buy ingredients such as rice, vegetables, and chicken.

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