May 8, 2010

This year's Microfinance USA Conference is only a couple weeks away! It will take place on May 20-21 in San Francisco, CA. The conference will bring together investors, policymakers, social entrepreneurs, practitioners, small business owners, and curious individuals to explore how microfinance produces jobs, increases incomes, and creates opportunities to build stable and sustainable communities.Presented by: Opportunity Fund, Kiva, and the ACCION U.S. Network... Continue Reading >>

May 7, 2010

Here are Kiva's Daily Quotes from this week. Enjoy!Monday: "The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others."-Robert Baden-PowellTuesday: "With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable."-Thomas Foxwell BuxtonWednesday: "Do more than belong, participate. Do more than care, help. Do more than believe, practice..."-William Arthur WardThursday: "Do what you... Continue Reading >>

May 7, 2010

Charity Fashion Show, held at Stanford University, will be having their 2010 event on May 15th and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Kiva...

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May 4, 2010

We are thrilled to announce that Kiva has won a $1 million grant through the Sam's Club Giving Made Simple campaign. The campaign ran from April 8th to May 2nd with over 125,000 Sam’s Club members and associates placing votes for their favorite charities. For more information on the campaign, please click here.
Sharon Orlopp, SVP People, Sam's Club; Matt Flannery, Co-Founder & CEO, Kiva; Brian Cornell, CEO, Sam's Club
Thank you to everyone who supported Kiva throughout the campaign. We could not have won without... Continue Reading >>

May 3, 2010

Look no further! Kiva gift certificates are a wonderful option that your loved ones will surely enjoy.Starting at $25, a Kiva gift certificate allows your recipient to immediately start changing lives and lend to an entrepreneur in need.Email the certificate immediately or print it at home to create a meaningful gift in just moments, or send to a loved one far away. Honor the mothers in your life with this gift that keeps on giving! Continue Reading >>

Apr 30, 2010

Calling all Kiva lenders in the Paris area! All Kiva staff, lenders, and supporters are invited to attend a Kiva Party in Paris on Thursday, May 20th.
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Apr 29, 2010

Here are Kiva's Daily Quotes from this week. Enjoy!Monday: "Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?"-Martin Luther King Jr.Tuesday: "Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness."-Ray Lyman WilburWednesday: "A civilization flourishes when people plant trees under which they will never sit."-Greek ProverbThursday: "It is when you give of yourself that... Continue Reading >>

Apr 27, 2010

Join the Kiva New York Team for their monthly happy hour this Thursday, April 29th at the Whiskey Trader. This event is open to all Kiva lenders and friends in the New York City area.Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pmLocation: Whiskey Trader, 71 West 55th Street (55th and 6th Avenue), New York, NYTo find out more about this event, please click here. Continue Reading >>

Apr 23, 2010

Here are Kiva's Daily Quotes from this week. Enjoy!Monday: "The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway."-Henry BoyeTuesday: "The wise person understands that his own happiness must include the happiness of others."-Dennis WeaverWednesday: "The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving."-Albert EinsteinThursday: "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion... Continue Reading >>

Apr 22, 2010

Togo is currently ranked 10th in number of Kiva loans administered.


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