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Trustee: Women's Initiative for Self-Employment
San Francisco, CA
Why are you interested in becoming a Trustee?
The mission of our Finanicial Services is to bring access to capital to graduates of our 11-week business training course who want to start or expand a small business or Microenterprise. Most of our graduates struggle to qualify for small business loans through traditional lending sources, therefore, we strive to establish formal linkages with financial institutions and other sources of capital in order to expand the lending and equity options available for our graduates. Kiva Zip offers a unique channel through which WI graduates can access capital and market there businesses.
What is the mission of your organization?
Our mission is to build the entrepreneurial capacity of women to overcome economic and social barriers and achieve self-sufficiency.
Borrower Due Diligence
How will you decide who to endorse as a borrower? What due diligence will you conduct?
This is the type of organization that the Trustee is.
What are Trustee tiers?
Trustee tiers determine the number of endorsements a Trustee can make and what loan sizes they can endorse. All Trustees begin as a pilot and can advance in tier depending on their borrowers' repayment performance.
For for more information about Trustee tiers, visit: kivaushub.org/trustee-tiers
This is the location where the Trustee is based.
Trustee's time on Kiva
Time on Kiva shows the number of months a Trustee has been endorsing loans on Kiva for funding.
Kiva borrowers (direct loans)
This figure represents the total number of loans endorsed by this Trustee that have fundraised on Kiva.
Trustee's total loans
This figure includes the total amount of loans that this Trustee has endorsed. This excludes refunded loans.
Fundraising / raised
This figure represents the number of loans endorsed by this Trustee that are currently fundraising or fully funded.
Paying back on time
This figure represents the number of loans endorsed by this Trustee that are currently paying back on their repayment schedule.
Trustee's loans paying back late
This figure represents the number of loans endorsed by this Trustee that are currently paying back behind their repayment schedule.
Repaid in full
This figure represents the number of loans endorsed by this Trustee that have completed all repayments.
Trustee loans defaulted
This figure represents the number of loans endorsed by this Trustee that have ended in default.
Trustee repayment rate
This figure is the total amount of money currently collected by borrowers endorsed by this Trustee, divided by the total amount of money currently due from borrowers. This excludes payments made ahead of schedule.