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We want to champion small businesses in Detroit!

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

The goal of the Kiva Detroit team is to empower Detroiters to champion local small businesses through Kiva.

To double your impact, your loan to a Kiva Detroit borrower will be matched 1-to-1 by the Knight Foundation

Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • Miryam Rocio
    Colombia
    Miryam Rocio received a loan from Sam to buy agricultural inputs wholesale, including larvicide, pesticide, and insecticide so she can continue growing her crops.
    Sam
    $250 to go
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  • Aya
    Lebanon
    Aya received a loan from Sherry to buy new beauty supplies and products for her business in an attempt to further improve it.
    Sherry
  • Universite Simon Kimbangu Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Universite Simon Kimbangu Group received a loan from Sam to purchase office and printer supplies (a modern photocopier, 50 reams of paper, 80 boxes of pens, a chair, 10 boxes of staples, ...).
    Sam
  • Hilal
    Lebanon
    Hilal received a loan from Sam to start his own computer cafe business for youth entertainment in an attempt to maximize his income.
    Sam
  • Tuyên
    Vietnam
    Tuyên received a loan from Sam to purchase sand, cement, brick, and equipment to install a clean toilet system.
    Sam
  • Mageyo Group
    Burundi
    Mageyo Group received a loan from Sam to increase his capital and purchase a large quantity of fry to sell to make more profit.
    Sam
    $4,200 to go
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  • Moevao
    Samoa
    Moevao received a loan from Sam to buy bread, tomato sauce, a box of canned tuna fish, plastic bags, a container, butter, and mayonnaise.
    Sam
    $750 to go
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  • Saad
    Egypt
    Saad received a loan from Sam to buy a head of cattle.
    Sam
    $150 to go
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  • Berta
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Berta received a loan from Sam to buy beverages, cooking utensils and chairs.
    Sam

Impact   Updated Hourly

977
Team Members
$276,025
Amount Loaned
8,875
Loans
9.1
Loans per member