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We loan because...
Microlending is a great vehicle to improve the quality of living of people living all over the world.

About us
The Ship for World Youth (SWY) program, operated by Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, is a program that involves youths from Japan and countries around the world. They board the Ship for World Youth, live together, and while on board and when visiting the different countries, they study and discuss common issues from a global perspective and participate in other various activities that involve multi-cultural and multi-national exchange opportunities.

For our team members, we are generally trying to lend to countries that have already participated on the SWY. Not all of the countries that have been on SWY have microfinance loans on Kiva, so please look for countries that were on your ship using the map on the lend page.

Location: Worldwide       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • John
    United States
    John received a loan from Linh purchase a 34'x96' passive solar greenhouse.
    Linh
    $2,075 to go
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  • Nyambere Group
    Burundi
    Nyambere Group received a loan from Linh increase her capital and purchase many bunches of bananas to resell in order to earn more.
    Linh
    $1,300 to go
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  • Zhamila
    Kyrgyzstan
    Zhamila received a loan from Linh to purchase two cows to fatten and resell.
    Linh
     Only 5 days left! 
    $800 to go
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  • Naseer
    Pakistan
    Naseer received a loan from Dan Ednie to purchase furniture and construct classrooms.
    Dan Ednie
  • Rita Moloca
    Mozambique
    Rita Moloca received a loan from Linh generate capital for her start up business, thus enabling to service her community with sending and receiving money via a mobile transaction.
    Linh
  • Chioma's Group
    Nigeria
    Chioma's Group received a loan from Linh to process and store palm oil products.
    Linh
  • Afi Hélène
    Togo
    Afi Hélène received a loan from Linh to buy eight bags of corn and two bags of beans.
    Linh
  • Henrieta
    Sierra Leone
    Henrieta received a loan from Linh to buy clothes for ladies, gentlemen and children to sell to her customers.
    Linh
  • Ulku
    Turkey
    Ulku received a loan from Linh to buy scarves and thread.
    Linh
  • Solubrite
    Panama
    Solubrite received a loan from Linh to purchase 305 innovative pay-as-you-go solar products for distribution in rural Panama.
    Linh
  • Cecilia
    Timor-Leste
    Cecilia received a loan from Linh to grow her kiosk business and support her family.
    Linh

Impact   Updated Hourly

47
Team Members
$44,825
Amount Loaned
1,508
Loans
32.1
Loans per member