"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...
For many of us, obtaining our...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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Have you ever heard of the Kiva Fellows Program? Perhaps you've stumbled across the bios of Kiva Fellows and thought to yourself "these people are amazing, but they're not quite me". Rather than thinking of the ways in which you're different from Kiva Fellows, we urge you to think about the ways in which you are alike.
You are already interested in Kiva. Have you ever thought about how you could do more to engage with Kiva and its field partners, and even meet the borrowers? Whether you've hesitated to apply because you weren't sure you fit the mold, you never knew such a...Continue Reading >>
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