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We want to champion small businesses in Detroit!

About us
Kiva Detroit was the first Kiva City/Hub, a program where Kiva works with community organizations in the United States to provide local small businesses with microloans.

Kiva Detroit is a program of the Build Institute, an organization that teaches, connects and supports, entrepreneurs in Detroit.

The goal of the Kiva Detroit team is to empower Detroiters to champion local small businesses by creating a lending community.

Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA       Team website


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  • One Acre Fund
    One Acre Fund received a loan from 6 team members one Acre Fund farmers in Tanzania access seeds and supplies on credit to help them feed themselves, their families and their communities.
    David Jake Gregg Sam Piotrek Nancy
    $26,725 to go
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  • Brennon
    United States
    Brennon received a loan from Thomas which helps a small business owner continue to empower youthful artist and strengthen the art community.
    $10,200 to go
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  • Energy+
    Energy+ received a loan from 3 team members to purchase solar home systems and lanterns for rural customers in Mali.
    Balaji Sam Shelley
  • Arhugishe Group
    Congo (DRC)
    Arhugishe Group received a loan from Sam to stock up on hair extensions wholesale.
  • Ishuzo Group
    Congo (DRC)
    Ishuzo Group received a loan from Sam to stock up on potatoes which will reinforce her working capital.
  • L'oreal Group
    Congo (DRC)
    L'oreal Group received a loan from Sam to source generic and specialized drugs, which will strengthen her initial capital.
  • Casmir
    Casmir received a loan from 2 team members to increase working capital and introduce new products in his general store.
    Sam Jake
    $2,275 to go
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  • Librado
    Librado received a loan from Nicole to cover a maintenance service for a solar energy home system to have a healthier energy source and improve their wellbeing.
  • Yazan
    Yazan received a loan from Nicole to buy construction supplies and tools needed for his work.

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