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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

  • Sara
    Palestine
    Sara received a loan from Yuy to pay her educational fees.
    Yuy
  • Armine
    Armenia
    Armine received a loan from Yuy to pay for her daughter's tuition fees.
    Yuy
  • Ivan German
    Ecuador
    Ivan German received a loan from 2 team members to buy seeds, fertilizers and manure.
    Jan and Norris Jesse and Adina
  • Hestian
    Malawi
    Hestian received a loan from SEED, Faculty of Environment to mitigate CO2 & household air pollution, while also saving wood, money, & time by selling efficient cookstoves in Malawi.
    SEED, Faculty of Environment
  • Sobhi
    Lebanon
    Sobhi received a loan from Jesse and Adina to purchase some new tools to enhance his electrician business and meet his clients' demands.
    Jesse and Adina
  • Anahit
    Armenia
    Anahit received a loan from Drew to pay for 20 piglets and forage for them.
    Drew
  • Xavier William
    Peru
    Xavier William received a loan from Drew to pay the cost of maintaining his machinery.
    Drew
  • Juana Felipe's Group
    Mexico
    Juana Felipe's Group received a loan from Drew to purchase a solar energy home system to provide a better education for her children.
    Drew
  • Ramadhani
    Tanzania
    Ramadhani received a loan from Drew to increase the supply of welding and building materials for his business to grow.
    Drew

Impact   Updated Hourly

52
Team Members
$35,750
Amount Loaned
1,043
Loans
20.1
Loans per member