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Impact Water – Drops of Hope

There’s nothing more essential to life than water. It composes over half of our human body and it is a vital nutrient to the life of every cell. However, what happens when this critical “ingredient” to survival is not clean?

Kiva Loves from Taiwan & more

Taipei 101 Tower is a landmark of Taiwan

#ThankstoKiva: What Borrowers Are Thankful For

Fall is abundant in Pittsburgh, PA.  The weather is crisp and the leaves have changed to beautiful reds and golds.  To a girl from Southern California, this is a refreshing change.  It is November and, in the United States, Thanksgiving is almost upon us.  What could be a better

Behind the Scenes: Group Pictures in Ghana

I arrive at the group meeting spot, where approximately 60 women are gathered on a shady verandah. They start waving in surprise when they see me, and call out melodious greetings. “You are welcome, you are welcome.”

Peru, the Land of Convenience

The Dust of Africa

Why One Mexican Farmer Got Her Whole Town Hooked On Worms

Behind the Scenes at the Kiva San Francisco Launch Party

San Francisco City Hall glowing Kiva green!


Over 1,000 people came out to celebrate Kiva's San Francisco City Launch on October 1, 2015. Kiva’s partnership with the City of San Francisco is to bring at least 1,000 small business owners 0% interest loans of up to $10,000 in the next 5 years.

The Art of Guatemalan Weaving

Around the majestic Lake Atitlán sits the small town know for its traditional weavings, San Juan La Laguna. I was graciously invited to learn about the weaving process from two borrowers who are part of the women’s cooperative Asociación Tz’utujil.

The Man Behind the Barista: visiting a coffee grower in Peru

Proud papa of profitable plants

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