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We loan because...
Kiva is an online service connecting you to families in developing countries. Every dollar you lend go directly to the entrepreneurs - no intermediaries. When the family return the principal, you could re-lend again. It is a more sustainable way of building infrastructure and know-how in developing countries. It's social change from the inside-out by empowering the locals.

About us
Try Kiva and then share your experiences. Start with $75 and see how far it goes. This group is not affiliated with the University of Waterloo.

Location: Waterloo      

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Kadiatu's Female Farmers Group
    Sierra Leone
    Kadiatu's Female Farmers Group received a loan from James 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.
    James
  • Joseph
    Uganda
    Joseph received a loan from Jae to pay for labour.
    Jae
  • Abie's Best Female Farmers Group
    Sierra Leone
    Abie's Best Female Farmers Group received a loan from James 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.
    James
  • Beatrice
    Rwanda
    Beatrice received a loan from Sandra to increase working capital for her guest house.
    Sandra
  • Daniel
    Kenya
    Daniel received a loan from Drew to buy stock of maize flour, rice, sugar, milk, cereals etc. for selling.
    Drew
  • Luis
    United States
    Luis received a loan from Sandra which helps me reach business owners who can lose their business to ransomware and hackers.
    Sandra
  • Genevieve
    Philippines
    Genevieve received a loan from 1 team members to buy items to sell like canned goods, personal care products, etc. to sell in her store.
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  • Mão
    Vietnam
    Mão received a loan from Yuy to pay for tuition and school supplies for her children in school.
    Yuy
  • Shironda
    United States
    Shironda received a loan from Yuy which helps a women-owned business upgrade equipment & Grow with the challenges faced by the COVID-19 Crisis.
    Yuy
  • Dilrabo
    Tajikistan
    Dilrabo received a loan from Yuy to pay for the contract for her daughter's studies so she can enter the university.
    Yuy

Impact   Updated Hourly

69
Team Members
$74,975
Amount Funded
2,537
Loans
36.8
Loans per member