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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

  • Juan
    United States
    Juan received a loan from 10 team members which helps a Kiva loan helps purchaser necessary video and photo equipment to grow our client base while generating more competitive story-telling content.
    Caitlyn Default lender image Deirdre Michael Cassie Default lender image Mana Ian Claire Chanell
    $2,900 to go
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  • Rosemarie
    Philippines
    Rosemarie received a loan from jessie to purchase additional sacks of rice to sell.
    jessie
  • Nak
    Cambodia
    Nak received a loan from jessie to buy different kinds of grocery products, snacks, sweets, and other miscellaneous household items.
    jessie
  • Kyle
    United States
    Kyle received a loan from 3 team members which helps build a showroom, boost advertising, and upgrade tools to improve efficiency.
    Elaine Michael Default lender image
    $2,875 to go
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  • Sonia Esther
    Colombia
    Sonia Esther received a loan from Teajae to invest in the purchase of recyclable materials such as PETs (recyclable containers), copper, aluminum, bronze, plastics (tanks, chairs), iron, paper products (books, paper, planners), etc.
    Teajae
  • S-Marie
    United States
    S-Marie received a loan from LDP Team which helps us purchase a commercial convection oven, and acquire equipment to serve our customers and new wholesale accounts.
    LDP Team
    $2,450 to go
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  • Melania
    Samoa
    Melania received a loan from Heather to buy rolling materials, needles, a sewing machine, and a tape measure.
    Heather
  • Bienvenu
    Madagascar
    Bienvenu received a loan from ROMEO to buy the requisite inputs for growing carrots and for rearing and feeding pigs.
    ROMEO
  • Bashari
    Nigeria
    Bashari received a loan from ROMEO to increase his farm income in order to help him to open an agro dealer shop.
    ROMEO
  • Telesia
    Tonga
    Telesia received a loan from ROMEO to buy mulberry for her tapa-making business and also help with their plantation needs.
    ROMEO
  • Mercedes De Los Angeles
    Nicaragua
    Mercedes De Los Angeles received a loan from ROMEO purchase a refrigerator and products, such as chicken, beef, vegetables, and condiments.
    ROMEO

Impact   Updated Hourly

1,022
Team Members
$372,350
Amount Funded
12,225
Loans
12.0
Loans per member

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