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Stories from Kiva Headquarters
By Amber Barger, KF12, Mongolia
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"We can never get a re-creation of community and heal our society without giving our citizens a sense of belonging." -Patch Adams
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During August, we are highlighting food from around the world and Kiva entrepreneurs who are using their loans for food-related endeavors. Today we talk about the transportation of food...
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"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sake and for our own." - Cesar Chavez Continue Reading >>
During August, we are highlighting food from around the world and Kiva entrepreneurs who are using their loans for food-related endeavors. Cassava is the subject of our next post…
It’s an essential source of food for millions of people around the world (including many Kiva entrepreneurs), it’s the world’s third largest source of calories (after rice and wheat), it’s what tapioca is made from, and is an incredibly versatile shrub that is...
The following post is from Travis Kiefer, a student from Stanford University who started his own social venture, Gumball Capital, as a result of his inspiration from Kiva. Now, Travis is attempting to run a marathon on each of the globe's seven continents, and he's doing it for a good cause.
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