Oct 28, 2009 KV Kiva HQ

Kiva Gift Certificates are a fantastically innovative gift idea for the holidays. It's super easy to order personal Kiva Gift Certificates on our website by clicking here.In addition to personal gift certificates, we're excited to announce the launch of Kiva Holiday Gift Certificates for companies. This new offering streamlines large gift certificate orders for...
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Oct 27, 2009

Please join the Latin American portfolio team in welcoming another partner to the Kiva platform, the Fundación D-MIRO. D-MIRO works in the marginalized areas in and around Guayaquil, providing credit in the ever-expanding slums of Ecuador's 2nd largest city.To learn more about the great work they do, visit their field partner page, and also check out this blog written by Kiva Fellow Kimia Rafaat.Happy Lending! Continue Reading >>


Oct 26, 2009

Hello Kiva Community --I was alerted by this great initiative started by Kiva Lender Peter to help the Philippines - for every comment posted on his blogspot, he will lend $5 to a microfinance entrepreuenr in the Philippines via Kiva. As such, I wanted to invite everyone to visit his blogspot here and leave a comment before his October 31st deadline. Thank you so much for your support of the Philippines during this time of recovery!Darren MiaoSenior Portfolio Manager - Asia Pacific Region
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Oct 23, 2009 KV Kiva HQ
By Anonymous

Please join the portfolio team in welcoming Kiva's newest partner, the Caja Rural Señor de Luren, to the Kiva platform! Based in Ica, Peru, this new partner operates in a region whose infrastructure and economic foundations were largely destroyed after a major earthquake shook the region in August 2007. They are serving an area of great economic need with credit and savings services as residents look to rebuild their lives, homes and economic livelihoods.Caja Luren will be using their Kiva funding to pass on added savings to their borrowers in the form of reduced interest rates. To read more... Continue Reading >>


Oct 21, 2009

Here's our recording of the last Kiva Community Conference Call from October 20, 2009. Thanks to all who could attend!
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Oct 15, 2009

Join 4 community enterprises, Kiva, Hub Bay Area, GOOD Magazine and The David Brower Center, as we celebrate the remarkable achievement of 4 years and almost 100 million dollars in loans that Kiva has realized since its creation.  

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Oct 15, 2009

Kiva is excited to announce that we have been chosen as Bluetooth’s charity partner in their Sharing4Caring campaign.  Bluetooth will donate up to $25,000 to Kiva for every person that clicks on the Facebook connect link... Continue Reading >>


Oct 15, 2009

Here's what we've updated in the latest release of Kiva.org:
1 - Fixed issue where lenders were seeing a "Non-withdrawable" account message when trying to withdraw funds or purchase a gift certificate.
2 - Added Bios for the new Kiva Fellows Class (KF9)
3 - Fixed issue with the API failing when requesting some data about lenders' loans
4 - Replaced "My Transactions" with "My Credit"
5 - Added the ability for lenders to opt to have loan repayments automatically donated to Kiva
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Oct 13, 2009

Calling all New Yorkers! 

The Kiva...

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Oct 9, 2009

Hi everyone,Our cause on Facebook just entered in America's Giving Challenge, which gives us a chance to win $50,000!Please donate today: http://www.causes.com/donations/select_donation_method?cause_id=559To win, between now and November 7th we have to get the most donations to our cause (every person can donate once per day and have it count as a unique donation). We can also win daily awards of $1,000 and $500 if we can get the most people to donate in any 24-hour period. The great thing about this Challenge is that it doesn't matter how much you give, but instead how much you do to... Continue Reading >>


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