Mar 1, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

At Kiva, we believe that access to safe, affordable capital can enable people to work towards their dreams and create better lives for themselves and their communities. This is true for people around the world, from the farmer in India, to the artisan in Guatemala, to the shop owner in Oakland, California. The vast majority of loans on Kiva (more than 95%) are to people in developing countries, but we also facilitate loans in the United States to borrowers who are financially excluded and socially impactful. While an entrepreneur in the U.S. may appear to have access to many financial... Continue Reading >>

Feb 26, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Truth tellers: How did countries rank in corruption in 2015?
When farmers rule the world: New UN report says small-scale organic farming is how to feed the world.
Beginners guide: How to really use Facebook's new emojis.
No 'I' in team:...
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Feb 25, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

It’s hard to believe our 29th class of fellows, KF29, has been in the field for 4 weeks already! They’ve started visiting borrowers and understanding the country they are in, and have reported some great stories with fantastic pictures. We asked them to share with us...

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Feb 18, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Five months ago, a group of thirty enthusiastic and passionate individuals from around the globe came together to be a part of Kiva's 16th internship class.


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Feb 16, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Last but not least, please meet David, team captain of Safe Girls Team...

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Feb 12, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

A different take: Using farming in Kenya to improve HIV outcomes.
Beep beep!: Financial literacy on wheels.
For the kids: This year, the first TB drug specifically for children will be available.
Evolution: Look how much as changed in 35 years....
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Feb 10, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Welcome to our second team captain spotlight! Today, we would like you to meet Craig, captain of the ...

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Feb 5, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

This is the first post in a geography quiz series that will feature Kiva borrowers, partners and fellows from a specific...

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Feb 3, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Hold onto your hats, Kiva just trained our 29th fellows class last week. Eighteen fellows came to town (San Francisco!) and joined us at our headquarters for a week of intense training before embarking on their assignments. We might be located in the United States but our fellows come from all over the world and this class was no different with 11 nationalities represented amongst them. This is one of the liveliest times of year in our office and we can’t help but share a few of our favorite behind-the-scenes photos. 
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Feb 1, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Here are Kiva's newest partners! Find out how they are helping low-income ...

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