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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

  • Remelyn
    Philippines
    Remelyn received a loan from Jan and Norris to buy feed and other supplies to raise her pigs.
    Jan and Norris
  • Jorge Alberto
    Nicaragua
    Jorge Alberto received a loan from Sandra to buy organic inputs for his sorghum and corn crops.
    Sandra
  • Aseel
    Palestine
    Aseel received a loan from James to pay her educational fees to the university for a degree in English..
    James
  • Women's Power Group
    Sierra Leone
    Women's Power 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
  • Norcafé Peru
    Peru
    Norcafé Peru received a loan from Sandra to provide higher incomes and cultivation training to coffee farmers in the Andes and Amazon regions.
    Sandra
  • Paul
    Uganda
    Paul received a loan from Drew to add working capital to his boutique business.
    Drew

Impact   Updated Hourly

69
Team Members
$77,325
Amount Funded
2,595
Loans
37.6
Loans per member