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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

  • Mallco Chapi Group
    Bolivia
    Mallco Chapi Group received a loan from Jae to invest in the purchase of merchandize and supplies like rice, noodles, cookies, and sweets.
    Jae
  • Lamueli
    Uganda
    Lamueli received a loan from Drew to purchase cattle for fattening and trade.
    Drew
  • Anthony
    Uganda
    Anthony received a loan from Drew to purchase cattle for trade.
    Drew
  • Veisinia
    Tonga
    Veisinia received a loan from James to buy efficient pandanus for her weaving and also a deposit for their new vehicle.
    James
  • Norah
    Kenya
    Norah received a loan from Drew to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and fertilizers to improve her harvest production and eventually improve her living conditions.
    Drew
  • Shan
    Albania
    Shan received a loan from Drew to pay for his wife's medical expenses for her to recover her health and feel better.
    Drew
  • Vasile
    Moldova
    Vasile received a loan from Drew to buy new aggregates for the tractor.
    Drew
  • Briseyda Lisbeth
    El Salvador
    Briseyda Lisbeth received a loan from Drew to buy raw materials for the production of stuffed corn tortillas.
    Drew

Impact   Updated Hourly

69
Team Members
$80,150
Amount Funded
2,707
Loans
39.2
Loans per member