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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


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Team Activity

  • Emily
    United States
    Emily received a loan from 2 team members to update the aging fixtures and brighten the look of our restaurant from the customer's perspective.
    Brian McKeown Marc
    $7,150 to go
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  • Horacio
    United States
    Horacio received a loan from Adam me grow a family-owned upholstery business.
  • Quick Action Group
    Sierra Leone
    Quick Action Group received a loan from Lisa to buy more stock of cigarettes, candles, soft drinks, batteries and milk in bulk.
  • Terry
    United States
    Terry received a loan from Brian McKeown us to purchase new cafe equipment and expand our community events programming.
    Brian McKeown
    $4,800 to go
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  • Windy
    United States
    Windy received a loan from Brian McKeown design and develop a line of dresses for women who have opted out of reconstruction after bilateral mastectomy.
    Brian McKeown
  • Sonya
    United States
    Sonya received a loan from Brian McKeown this minority woman business owner bring her homemade fiery Carribean hot sauce to a wider market.
    Brian McKeown
  • Khin Khin
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Khin Khin received a loan from Brian McKeown to stock her pharmacy with essential healthcare products.
    Brian McKeown
  • Luz Maria
    United States
    Luz Maria received a loan from 1 team members helps me to diversify my product base and it allows me the flexibility to employ the working capital I need to increase my monthly profit by $700-$900 a month.
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  • Joyce
    United States
    Joyce received a loan from Brian McKeown provides me with working capital for the redesign, alteration, and production of my vintage clothing and accessories.
    Brian McKeown
  • Brian
    United States
    Brian received a loan from 2 team members finance the raw materials and packaging for our delicious, sustainably-made chocolate.
    Bryan Marc
  • Kevin
    United States
    Kevin received a loan from Brian me to build a foundation to grow the business and gather additional corporate clients.
  • Ana
    United States
    Ana received a loan from 2 team members me to purchase new beds for nap time for my daycare center.
    Brian Brian McKeown

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