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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

  • Beverly
    United States
    Beverly received a loan from Marc provide coverage for additional kitchen time, storage, supplies and part time help so I can focus on targeted catering events and increase market reach.
  • Kimberley
    United States
    Kimberley received a loan from Brian McKeown me purchase professional software programs and hardware so I can be a better designer and produce more billable hours to support my household.
    Brian McKeown
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  • Matilde
    United States
    Matilde received a loan from Bryan me to purchase equipment and inventory to establish my catering business.
  • Shawn
    United States
    Shawn received a loan from 2 team members me to expand marketing, add much needed accounting assistance, and gain additional working capital for the business.
    Valerie Tina Tamale
  • María Del Carmen
    María Del Carmen received a loan from Kiran to buy an overlock sewing machine and basic supplies such as fabrics, thread, and buttons, among other items.
  • Mohamadou
    Mohamadou received a loan from Lisa to buy construction materials, sacs of flour, fish, and oil.
  • Guadalupe
    United States
    Guadalupe received a loan from Kiyome me to take over a food truck and open new revenue streams for my food business.
  • Scot & Monica
    United States
    Scot & Monica received a loan from Adam to purchase a newer truck to pull the trailer and upgrade our kitchen equipment.
  • Claudia
    United States
    Claudia received a loan from 3 team members me purchase additional inventory to expand my product lines and it provides me with working capital.
    Default lender image Brian Brian McKeown
  • Diadia's Group
    Diadia's Group received a loan from Lisa to buy 2 sacks of 50kg of sugar, one jerrycan of 20 litres of refined oil and other condiments.
  • Laquicha
    United States
    Laquicha received a loan from Adam a single mother of three and entrepreneur expand sales of her handcrafted treats in Baltimore, Maryland .
  • Courtney
    United States
    Courtney received a loan from Brian McKeown to provide me rent a studio space and buy tools to create unique, beautiful, handmade jewelry.
    Brian McKeown

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