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The power of connections

During my fellowship I’ve met so many inspiring, creative and wonderful entrepreneurs. I’ve been amazed by the devotion and commitment of our trustees, that are working so hard to help make our entrepreneurs' dreams come true.

From tears to laughter: a story of resilience...

By far the most rewarding aspect of my Kiva Fellowship here in Zimbabwe, is the opportunity to meet individual Kiva borrowers and to understand from them, first hand, how they are using their loans to transform their lives. Sometimes, however, those accounts can be painful to hear.

From CA to CO - The Difference of a Letter

It Takes a Village

Last Friday, I was invited to the community assembly in La Suiza, Costa Rica. This assembly takes place every two years to vote for the Credit Committee’s Board of Directors.

The Garissa Attack - What It Means For My Time in Kenya

A Glimpse Inside the Life of an Empowered Borrower

During one of my routine field visits, I had the pleasure of meeting an incredible woman.  Pascaline, a very confident and friendly woman, welcomed me with wide open arms and made me feel very comfortable.

Laundry Day in a Water Shortage

Rebuilding After Osh Conflict: 5 Years On

Start-ups in rural Tajikistan

“Start-ups” is currently a big buzz word all across the developed world – from San Francisco to Istanbul to Singapore, aspiring entrepreneurs are having a go at starting their next company hoping to make it big one day.

You CAN Have Your Cake AND Eat It Too!

Julia in her bakery


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