A Kiva Fellow uses her day off to explore a social enterprise making a real impact in Tanzania.
In a region where instability and uncertainty are a hindrance to typical profit-driven investment, Kiva's social-impact focus provides capital for those in need.
There are millions of good people all over the world who genuinely care about others and want to make the world a better place - and Kiva puts that care into action.
Hydrologic has a simple mission: it builds, distributes and sells water filters to rural customers in Cambodia.
Most of Timor still lack access to basic financial services and KIF fills a vital role in closing that margin. With 22 total branches, KIF has a footprint in every district, one of the few local organizations that cover the breadth of the country.
Everyone who becomes a borrower through iDE Ghana’s Sama Sama Toilet program wants to buy a toilet structure - the very first toilet to ever grace their home. Amazingly, 100% of these borrowers have gotten funded by Kiva lenders, a fantastic statistic!
ADICLA is providing much-needed support to many indigenous people and others who live in rural, hard-to-reach areas in Guatemala.
Cecilia started in a group loan and due to her business skills and good repayment history, she was able to transition to an individual loan over time. Being a member of NWTF has allowed her to increase the volume of fish that she sells and to exponentially grow her business!
By lending to Impact Water’s customers, you are contributing to a greener environment and healthier Ugandan students.
Affordable credit is helping to revolutionize northern Nigerian smallholder livelihoods.
Medellín is known colloquially as “ la Ciudad de la Eterna Primavera,” or “the City of Eternal Spring.”[...] Apart from the mild climate and affable residents, visitors might be surprised to learn upon arrival that they are in a city with an advanced transportation infrastructure, referred to as the Metro de Medellín.
They have the passion and desire to locate borrowers living in the most remote areas regardless of distance, language and weather. All this effort is to ensure that there is financial inclusion and to create a positive impact in the lives of communities.
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