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We loan because...
Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.

About us
Started in Oamaru New Zealand by a group of friends wanting to encourage and to make it easy for Kiwis to make loans through Kiva.

Location: New Zealand       Team website

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Jean Léonard
    Madagascar
    Jean Léonard received a loan from Kate to buy mobile phone batteries, radios, chargers, etc. to resell.
    Kate
    $50 to go
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  • Doreen
    Solomon Islands
    Doreen received a loan from Kate to buy betel nuts, sleeves of cigarettes, and boxes of matches for her retail business.
    Kate
  • 05_Hawka Group
    Senegal
    05_Hawka Group received a loan from 2 team members to buy corn and peanut seed and fertilizer.
    Matt Elizabeth
  • Hawa's Female Farmers Group
    Sierra Leone
    Hawa's Female Farmers Group received a loan from Jack to pay for improved seed, organic inputs and tractor rental, which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.
    Jack
  • Julio Cesar
    Nicaragua
    Julio Cesar received a loan from 2 team members to purchase rice, sugar, oil, trays of eggs, candies, fertilizers, fungicides, minerals, and liquid fertilizers for leaves for his bean crop.
    Cameron Rockin Robby
  • Anna
    Moldova
    Anna received a loan from Lennox to buy two more cows and food for them to grow the farm's capacity.
    Lennox
  • Sokun
    Cambodia
    Sokun received a loan from Elizabeth to purchase the ACE One energy system in order to have access to solar power for lighting, charging and cooking in a way that is safer, is cleaner and saves money.
    Elizabeth
  • Sama's Female Farmers Group
    Sierra Leone
    Sama's Female Farmers Group received a loan from Elizabeth to pay for improved seeds, organic inputs, and tractor rental, which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.
    Elizabeth
  • Lauiula
    Samoa
    Lauiula received a loan from Louise to buy coconut shells, varnish, paints, and woods.
    Louise
    $350 to go
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  • Sulieti
    Tonga
    Sulieti received a loan from Louise to buy pandanus leaves for her weaving business.
    Louise
  • Teona
    Georgia
    Teona received a loan from Kimberley to study Biology at the University.
    Kimberley

Impact   Updated Hourly

1,004
Team Members
$2,013,850
Amount Funded
60,782
Loans
60.5
Loans per member

Rankings In Local Area Category

#4 for New Users (This Month)
#9 for Amount Funded (Last Month)