I’m here at Kiva HQ, training as part of KF6, or Kiva fellows class 6. Short take: there is an amazing amount to learn before we go into the field, and these Kiva people — staff, volunteers — are amazing.
We’re learning about Kiva, the organization, how it came to be and where it’s going. We’ve been taught more about microfinance, and how Kiva partners with and works to strengthen the institutions in the field that actually do the lending. We’re getting a crash course in the technologies that help make this all happen. And we’re...Continue Reading >>