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We loan because...
We feel an affinity for entrepreneurs that make their living by fishing, selling fish, or attempting to make their lives better because of their proximity to the ocean, or freshwater locales...

About us
We love fish and/or fishing so much that many of us have chosen to present ourselves on KIVA with a photo of ourselves, holding a fish! We welcome "gals" to join, as well, the name of the team notwithstanding...

We certainly support "sustainable" fishing, but also recognize that sometimes, our "Western" views of resource management may not match the needs of the very desperate folks, in other countries, struggling to make a living, or even providing food for their families ... Our intent is to help the struggling, without regard to their profession or trade. We believe that our lending record well represents that goal, as we are a pretty diverse group, with very diverse lending interests....

 

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Team Activity

  • Waka Fast Group
    Sierra Leone
    Waka Fast Group received a loan from Rusty to pay for more gallons of palm oil.
    Rusty
    0% repaid
  • Benson's Group
    Kenya
    Benson's Group received a loan from Rusty to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season.
    Rusty
    $625 to go
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  • Davit
    Armenia
    Davit received a loan from Rusty to pay for fertilizer, to buy agricultural tools and to pay workers for cultivation activities.
    Rusty
     Only 46 hours left! 
    $1,775 to go
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  • Arshak
    Armenia
    Arshak received a loan from Robin to pay for forage and to buy three more cows.
    Robin
    0% repaid
  • Jamal
    Lebanon
    Jamal received a loan from 2 team members to buy fishing tools, which match with the international fishing standards. to develop his business.
    Norine Edith
    0% repaid
  • Ramzi
    Ukraine
    Ramzi received a loan from Richard to buy grocery supplies for his food outlet.
    Richard
    0% repaid
  • Fausto
    Peru
    Fausto received a loan from Ken to invest in the purchase of cattle and to ensure the health of those that he already owns.
    Ken
    0% repaid
  • Dieufaite
    Haiti
    Dieufaite received a loan from Ken to purchase a stock of textile goods.
    Ken
    0% repaid
  • Wurotiendeme Group
    Burkina Faso
    Wurotiendeme Group received a loan from Ken she wants to buy attiéké bags (couscous), plantain for her restaurant and sell.
    Ken
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

496
Team Members
$6,964,300
Amount Loaned
23,027
Loans
46.4
Loans per member

Rankings Across All Teams

#5 for Amount Loaned (All Time)

Rankings In Common Interest Category

#3 for Amount Loaned (All Time)