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We care about people striving to enhance their self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on Kiva. Together we can make it easier for hard working people to get the much-needed capital to sustain and grow their business. We feel blessed to be able to support the aspirations of so many loan recipients who persevere tenaciously for a better quality of life with dignity. Thanks to, we can now connect together in this common cause.

About us
We have a vision to change lives in novel ways. Our team's origin is rooted in a Kiva Card (gift certificate), an inspiring talk by Kiva Fellow, Jessica Heinzelman (KF5) about Kiva micro-lending, and an amiable team ambience nurtured by Kiva Fellows, Kiva Editor & Translators, artists, writers, entrepreneurs, workers, retired people, families, parent + kid(s), students, teachers, and professionals. Our diversity & portfolio enable our discovery of social values inherent in the Kiva micro-lending ecosystem. Frequent & occasional lenders are free to choose who to lend to, how much and when, beyond the realm of lending targets and team statistics. Experienced members are gratified to enhance our grasp of nuances in lending. We wish to work with volunteers in the team, Kiva Friends and our supporters to engage in activities that promote Kiva. Our journey to strengthen and grow the Kiva ecosystem has room for more.

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Team Activity

  • Daniel's Group
    Daniel's Group received a loan from Robbie to purchase a solar light and increase cultivation of maize.
     Only 4 days left! 
    $900 to go
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  • Peter's Group
    Peter's Group received a loan from Robbie to purchase a solar light and inputs for maize cultivation.
  • Gerald
    Gerald received a loan from Kimberley to buy more maize and millet to sell.
     Only 3 days left! 
    $600 to go
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  • Vivian
    Vivian received a loan from Robbie to restock her store with basic commodities like canned goods, oil, and soy sauce.
  • Sokly's Group
    Sokly's Group received a loan from Geoffrey to pay a plowing fee and buy seeds and fertilizer which is expected to increase the productivity of his or her crop yield.
  • Marcos
    Marcos received a loan from Janice to pay the fees for his agricultural science program.
    $800 to go
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#9 for Amount Loaned (All Time)