• Nevys Patricia
    A loan of $500 helps Nevys Patricia to buy daily consumer goods to sell at her store.

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  • Nigora
    A loan of $775 helps Nigora to buy mineral fertilizer and seeds for her farming business.

  • Daysi Edith
    A loan of $1,000 helps Daysi Edith to buy school supplies, paper, ink and other necessary supplies.

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    A loan of $3,000 helps Intwali Group to buy more cows, goats, etc. to sell to his community.

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  3. Get repaid
    Receive updates as the borrowers you support succeed and repay their loans.
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Celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th by helping fund $3M in loans to women!

In the week leading up to International Women’s Day, we’re aiming to crowdfund $3M in loans to women. You choose who to support – helping a woman start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy or invest in her community. Join us in reaching $3M in loans to women by March 8th!

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  1. Choose a borrower

    Read stories of women borrowers in the nearly 80 countries where Kiva works.

  2. Make a loan

    Choose a woman to support and lend as little as $25 to help her achieve her goal.

  3. Get repaid

    Receive updates as she succeeds and repays her loan.

  4. Repeat!

    As you receive repayments, that money is yours to keep, donate to Kiva or lend again to empower someone new!


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