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About us
Our team is a legacy in honour of Joan Butler (nee Carberry). Joan (also affectionately known as 'Nan') came to Canada from Nottingham,England as a War Bride. She raised 8 children under trying conditions. Despite many challenges, she was always able to extend comfort to others and set an extra plate even during times when there was little to share. She was a matriarch, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, caregiver, nurturer, and friend. Our team is composed of family, friends and admirers bound by our love for her. We participate in Kiva to demonstrate our love and respect as well as to honour her "spirit of generosity" and her continuing role in our lives.

Location: Ottawa, Canada      

 

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Team Activity

  • Simusolar
    Tanzania
    Simusolar received a loan from Tom farmers and fishers in Tanzania to earn more income with solar water pumps and fishing lights.
    Tom
  • Lindy
    Philippines
    Lindy received a loan from David to build a sanitary toilet for her family.
    David
  • Suma Paxi Group
    Bolivia
    Suma Paxi Group received a loan from 2 team members to buy wool wholesale.
    Lynn Tony
  • Mavel
    Peru
    Mavel received a loan from David to buy lubricants.
    David
  • Rula
    Palestine
    Rula received a loan from 3 team members to buy kitchen tools, food supplies, and other needed things for her work.
    Tony John Tom
  • Ilda
    Honduras
    Ilda received a loan from David to purchase a solar lighting system that will improve her family's living conditions.
    David
  • Juvelyn
    Philippines
    Juvelyn received a loan from David to build a water connection.
    David
  • Rosa Rosario
    Ecuador
    Rosa Rosario received a loan from 1 team members to buy a wider variety of fish to sell.
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  • Dolores Elizabeth
    Ecuador
    Dolores Elizabeth received a loan from 1 team members to purchase blouses, pants, warm-up suits, leggings, dresses, and other clothing.
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  • Thanh
    Vietnam
    Thanh received a loan from 1 team members to buy more cake, sweet, sugar, milk, beverages, to resell.
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  • Janeth
    Kenya
    Janeth received a loan from 1 team members a borrower with good credit standing to buy farm inputs to improve her tea crop productivity, leading to increased profits to support her children.
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Impact   Updated Hourly

30
Team Members
$37,650
Amount Funded
1,147
Loans
38.2
Loans per member