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We loan because...
We loan because we want to give a hand up to folks in developing countries who have articulated plans by which they can build a better life. Kiva is an effective, efficient, transparent, and easy to use mechanism by which we can do this.

About us
Born in 1965 on a spectacular site atop Burnaby Mountain, SFU has become Canada's leading comprehensive university with vibrant campuses in British Columbia's largest municipalities — Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey — and deep roots in partner communities throughout the province and around the world.
Our open team is comprised of students, faculty, staff, retirees, alumni, family and friends who want to help those less fortunate around the world.

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada       Team website


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  • Aminata's Survivors Group
    Sierra Leone
    Aminata's Survivors Group received a loan from SFU.dan.Canada 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.
  • Arise For God Group
    Arise For God Group received a loan from SFU.dan.Canada to harvest and transport palm fruits to the processing site and pay workers to process palm oil to sell to soap manufacturing companies.
  • Igisubizo Group
    Igisubizo Group received a loan from Peggy to buy rice,sugar,soap and cooking oil to sell to her community.
  • Bindja Group
    Congo (Dem. Rep.)
    Bindja Group received a loan from Peggy to pay for mining equipment (8 pickaxes, 10 crowbars, 5 large hammers) and transport costs to bolster her business.
  • Sunday
    Sunday received a loan from Rae to attain a Zoona-branded trading booth and provide essential funds for him to serve people in need of financial services in his community.
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  • Malaeola
    Malaeola received a loan from Rae to buy material, fabric paint, stencils, brushes, rollers, wooden carved designs and a new cutter.
  • Dorcas
    Dorcas received a loan from Rae to pay school fees for her children.
  • Christopher
    Christopher received a loan from Rae to buy spare parts for his vehicle service.

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