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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

  • Zien
    Palestine
    Zien received a loan from Drew to buy make up, creams, furniture for the salon and other things that are needed for her work.
    Drew
    $1,325 to go
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  • Maritzabel
    Bolivia
    Maritzabel received a loan from Drew to expand and improve her sewing shop, in this way to have more income for her family.
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    $4,775 to go
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  • Thea
    Cambodia
    Thea received a loan from Drew to enlarge her farmland area.
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  • Estefania
    Colombia
    Estefania received a loan from Drew to buy a photocopier and stationery supplies.
    Drew
    $550 to go
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  • Zinab
    Palestine
    Zinab received a loan from Drew to buy a nail care machine, makeup, and tools that are needed in her beauty salon.
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  • Gagik
    Armenia
    Gagik received a loan from Drew gagik to install an irrigation system, to have a prosperous harvest in the future and to develop his farm.
    Drew
    $2,025 to go
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  • Hanan
    Palestine
    Hanan received a loan from Drew to buy makeup, hairstylist and some needed tools for her work.
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    $350 to go
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  • Nadia
    Palestine
    Nadia received a loan from Drew to buy a new sewing machine, yarn, and fabric.
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    $1,450 to go
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  • Mai
    Palestine
    Mai received a loan from Drew to buy an addition tailor machine to facilitate her work and provide her customers with better service.
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  • Nour
    Palestine
    Nour received a loan from Drew to buy a sewing machine, yarns and fabrics.
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  • Minavere
    Kosovo
    Minavere received a loan from Drew to buy a new machine for their line of work, which would be very helpful to make their work more professional and grow client demands.
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Impact   Updated Hourly

53
Team Members
$38,175
Amount Loaned
1,134
Loans
21.4
Loans per member