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We loan because...
we want to expand economic opportunities around the world, and here in Oakland!

About us
A community of Kiva lenders, borrowers, trustees, staff, volunteers and supporters -- either from Oakland, or with a passion for this great city.

Location: Oakland, California       Team website

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Irma
    United States
    Irma received a loan from 2 team members which helps buy a new sewing table and market to new customers to grow my sewing class business.
    Elanna Mariniello Libby
    $2,600 to go
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  • Charles
    United States
    Charles received a loan from Alejandra Pena which helps purchasing a vehicle to be able to sell my pies in more Farmers Markets.
    Alejandra Pena
     Only 5 days left! 
    $8,900 to go
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  • Helen
    United States
    Helen received a loan from 2 team members which helps with purchasing fabrics and machinery. As well as creating venues to sell merchandise.
    Anne Libby
    $3,575 to go
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  • Ashley
    United States
    Ashley received a loan from Elanna Mariniello which helps me grow my business and continue to sell my products in the flea market.
    Elanna Mariniello
    $1,150 to go
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  • Kemi
    United States
    Kemi received a loan from Elanna Mariniello which helps create fund a beauty refuge for cancer survivors and hair loss victims. This loan will help me increase inventory, help with marketing, advertising and social media via hiring more employees to boost sales.
    Elanna Mariniello
  • Niamh
    United States
    Niamh received a loan from 5 team members which helps upgrade equipment, bring my handmade purses, totes, and backpacks to more craft shows, and hire a helper to keep up with a growing business.
    Anne Lufkin Libby Kathy Gledhill Alejandra Pena Elanna Mariniello
  • Karina
    United States
    Karina received a loan from Libby which helps me rent a space to grow my perfume business and keep serving my community.
    Libby
    $1,500 to go
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  • John
    United States
    John received a loan from Libby which helps me purchase a broader array of sneakers to serve my growing clientele.
    Libby
    $1,300 to go
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  • Debora
    United States
    Debora received a loan from Libby which helps to continue grow my shop in Oakland to support my family.
    Libby
  • Maria
    United States
    Maria received a loan from Libby which helps with equipment to enhance my floral business and create decorative floral arrangements.
    Libby

Impact   Updated Hourly

63
Team Members
$21,750
Amount Loaned
274
Loans
4.3
Loans per member

Rankings In Local Area Category

#5 for New Users (This Month)
#8 for New Users (Last Month)