Kiva Lending Team: Safe World for Women
We loan because...
We are a voluntary organisation set up to help empower women and children throughout the world.
Our objectives include promoting trust and empathy between women from diverse cultures, and researching, developing and supporting sustainable projects that transform women’s lives through addressing the root causes of poverty and suffering. .
“70% of the poor in the world are women.”
Nora Castaneda – Women’s Development bank of Venezuela.
“Much of women’s work is not underpaid, it is entirely unpaid…
The enormous demands of unpaid work reduce many women’s opportunities to participate in the paid workforce”
"Women’s unpaid labour subsidises the economy”, Penny Kome.
“It is estimated that women perform 66% of the world’s work, but earn 10% of the income, and own less than 1% of the world’s property” United Nations Children’s Fund.
"There is no policy more effective in promoting development, health and education than the empowerment of women and girls.
And I would venture that no policy is more important in preventing conflict, or in achieving reconciliation after a conflict has ended".
United Nations, Secretary General.
We are a multicultural, grassroots organisation, staffed by a team of over 30 volunteers from 6 continents. We work together online in a 'virtual' office. We have a fast-growing network of over 25,000 supporters from throughout the world.
We have many contacts and are keen to help support women in developing sustainable projects. We are building a database of women's groups and case studies of successful projects and are keen to hear from anyone who is able to help contribute to this.
Location: International Team website
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Ann Marie received a loan from 1 team members which helps women and immigrant-owned business provide quality and affordable care to the elderly.
Nuriyla received a loan from 1 team members to buy dairy cows to increase her volume sales of milk to a local factory.
Inocelia Noren received a loan from 1 team members to buy a bull for reproduction to increase her production.
Nery Beatriz received a loan from 1 team members to maintain her bean crop for a more productive harvest.
One Acre Fund received a loan from 1 team members 4,000 farmers in Tanzania access seeds and supplies on credit to help them feed themselves, their families and their communities during COVID-19.
Sukhrob received a loan from 1 team members to provide a wider range of products to choose from to increase turnover commodity and expand the business.
Nazgul received a loan from 1 team members to buy dairy cows in order to increase her volume of milk sales.
Las Luchadoras De Luz Divina Ii Etapa Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase clothing and fish in order to start selling and to offer customers quality products at affordable prices.
Xiprianecas Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase groceries, corn, and beans, which are requested by her customers.
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