Fellows Blog Posts

Update from the Field: Kiva Products New and Old, Lender-Borrower Connections, and a Nice Glass of Cold Milk

Got Milk?

Feeling truly connected: Kiva Fellows meeting their “own” borrowers in person

Luan Nio and Olivia Hanrahan-Soar |  KF18 | Nicaragua and Zambia

Why Kiva’s Original Product is Still my Favorite

Explaining Kiva Zip from a Whitewater Raft

Update from the Field: Learning from adversity and environmentally-friendly stoves. Plus, more on Kiva Zip

Coming Home with Kiva Zip

When I first met the other Kiva fellows, I asked them where they would be working. I heard Kenya, Peru, Indonesia, and many more places I someday hope to visit. I listened and began to share their excitement, worries and curiosities.

Update from the Field:

Don’t Eat the Money

By Karen Buxton, KF10, Liberia

A Country in Transition

One of the reasons I was initially inspired to do a Kiva Fellowship in Liberia is the fact that Ellen Sirleaf was elected President of Liberia four years ago, making her the first democratically elected woman president of any country in Africa.  Having been here for three mon


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