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We loan because...
we live the open source life. This means that we care about sharing what we create. We collaborate where we can, helping others understand and grow in their own skills. This is a perfect fit with what Kiva does as well.

About us
This is a team started by and for employees of Red Hat ( It is open for past and current employees. This team is not in any way affiliated with Red Hat, nor is it sponsored by Red Hat. We started this ourselves because we believe in helping others help themselves.

Location: Global      


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Team Activity

  • Pelenatita
    Pelenatita received a loan from Arne to buy timber and construction materials for the renovating of their house.
    $3,650 to go
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  • L'oreal Group
    Congo (DRC)
    L'oreal Group received a loan from Arne to source generic and specialized drugs, which will strengthen her initial capital.
  • Mareta
    Mareta received a loan from Matt to purchase sun-dried kava, an electric kava pounder, and packaging bags.
  • Emely
    Emely received a loan from Matt to buy a fishing net and materials for making fish traps such as plastic screens, bamboo, and nails.
    $50 to go
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  • Aerial
    United States
    Aerial received a loan from Matt which helps me to purchase professional grade printing equipment to expand my business.
    $1,550 to go
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  • María Josefa
    El Salvador
    María Josefa received a loan from Matt to buy new clothing to sell because she's a single mother and needs to earn income to get ahead with her daughter.
  • One Acre Fund
    One Acre Fund received a loan from 3 team members one Acre Fund farmers in Tanzania access seeds and supplies on credit to help them feed themselves, their families and their communities.
    Matt Ashish Steven
    $112,275 to go
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  • Areen
    Areen received a loan from Matt to support her home based private teaching business with new furniture and teaching tools, such as boards, pens, etc.
  • Energy+
    Energy+ received a loan from Rich to purchase solar home systems and lanterns for rural customers in Mali.
    $10,275 to go
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