Stories from Nicaragua
At Kiva, we believe in treating everyday like it’s Earth Day, which is why we’re especially proud of the green loans that fund through Kiva. These green loans are for individuals and small businesses that are reducing energy expenditures, minimizing waste and pollution, recycling, or repurposing used materials.
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Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Kiva's newest Nicaraguan field partner, Micredito. Micredito was founded in 2004 with the goal of providing appropriate and sustainable credit products to urban and rural businesses in Nicaragua. During their short 6 year history MiCredito has established a client base of 2,500 clients spread over 5 branch locations in Nicaragua.
Kiva is particularly excited about working with MiCredito in supporting an innovative student loan product that they...Continue Reading >>