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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

  • Whitney
    United States
    Whitney received a loan from Douglas which helps a minority woman-owned business overcome challenges caused by Covid-19.
  • Cevi
    Cevi received a loan from 2 team members to finance new loans for borrowers affected by the COVID-19 crisis and to support CEV's liquidity needs while they are unable to operate their business as usual.
    Douglas Sam
  • Burn Manufacturing
    Burn Manufacturing received a loan from 3 team members to supply affordable, clean cooking solutions to households in Sub-Saharan Africa during COVID-19.
    Jake Karen Sam
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  • Carlos Rafael
    Carlos Rafael received a loan from Petunia to increase working capital and to buy piping, metal bars, solder etc.
  • Urwego Bank
    Urwego Bank received a loan from 7 team members to quickly get money into the hands of women and other financially excluded groups to re-start their businesses and begin to recover from the effects of three months of lockdown.
    Eric Kyle ROMEO Karen Alina Vickie L deborah
  • Elvira
    Elvira received a loan from 1 team members to buy 10 goats.
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  • Dehouegnon
    United States
    Dehouegnon received a loan from 1 team members which helps me to upgrade my equipment and grow my small business.
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  • Eric
    Eric received a loan from 1 team members to provide clean drinking water access & employment in Nairobi.
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  • Fundación Paraguaya
    Fundación Paraguaya received a loan from 5 team members 100 all-women community banks recover from the COVID-19 shutdown.
    Virginia Kay Eric Vickie L Piotrek

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