Aug 12, 2010

This week, Josh Clark of How Stuff Works, the digital duo deconstructing our world, released a two-part blog post... Continue Reading >>


Aug 10, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

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 food involves making a trip to a supermarket or grocery store, and choosing...

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Aug 9, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

"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 >>


Aug 9, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

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 cultivated on many continents...

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Aug 5, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

During August, we are highlighting food from around the world and Kiva entrepreneurs who are using their loans for food-related endeavors. We begin with the potato...
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Aug 5, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

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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Aug 2, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

"All success consists in this: You are doing something for somebody - benefiting humanity - and the feeling of success comes from the consciousness of this." - Elbert Hubbard Continue Reading >>


Jul 29, 2010

Kiva will be hosting their very first Social Enterprise Lab!
When: Wednesday, August 11th, 12:30PM
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Jul 28, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

By Jeremy Gordon, KF11 and Rachel Brooks, KF10, Kenya... Continue Reading >>


Jul 27, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

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 thing...

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