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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

  • Kuryati
    Kuryati received a loan from Daniel to make a mini stall to grow her business.
  • Muhammad
    Muhammad received a loan from Libby to buy a solar energy system for his house to reduce the use of electricity and to heat water.
  • Micrédito
    Micrédito received a loan from David to provide loans to 450 smallholder farmers, helping them feed themselves, their families, and the country during COVID-19.
    $237,925 to go
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  • Urwego Bank
    Urwego Bank received a loan from Jo M 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.
    Jo M
    $321,550 to go
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  • Nubian
    United States
    Nubian received a loan from 2 team members which helps a Black and woman-owned business overcome the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.
    Libby Rani
  • Alexander
    United States
    Alexander received a loan from Libby which helps me stay open to continue to serve Oakland youth through climbing after this shut down.
  • Emily
    United States
    Emily received a loan from Rhonda which helps me expand my sustainably focused woman-owned kombucha business.
  • Katherine Isabel
    Katherine Isabel received a loan from Rene to buy plastics, and purlin framing to improve her shop's structure.
    $850 to go
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  • Pauline
    Burkina Faso
    Pauline received a loan from Lisa to buy 15 cases of beer, 10 chairs, and 8 tables and to save money for taking care of her family.

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