May 20, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

Here are Kiva's Daily Quotes from this week. Enjoy!Monday: "Our lives are measured not by what we have or take, but by what we give and the differences that we make." -UnknownTuesday: "We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men." -Herman MelvilleWednesday: "Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life’s about creating yourself." -George Bernard ShawThursday: "Start writing a new chapter, for if... Continue Reading >>

May 20, 2010

Jonathon Stalls and his travel companion, Kanoa, have completed 79 days and 1,009 total miles so far on their KivaWalk across ...
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May 19, 2010

Thank you to everyone who has joined Kiva's Blogger List! We greatly appreciate all of your help in spreading the word about Kiva to your readers. To see a list of bloggers on Kiva's Blogger List, please click here.If you would like to join Kiva's Blogger List, please fill out our online form here.Thank you for your outreach and commitment to Kiva! Continue Reading >>

May 18, 2010

We are thrilled to announce that for the first time in Kiva-history, a Lending Team has reached $2 million in loans! Congratulations to the...

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May 17, 2010 KV Kiva HQ

This year's Microfinance USA Conference is only a couple days away!
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May 14, 2010

Here are Kiva's Daily Quotes from this week. Enjoy!Monday: "If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one."-Mother Teresa*Thank you to Facebook Fan, Jen Nimon-Toki, for sharing this quote.Tuesday: "Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."-Winston ChurchillWednesday: "Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success."-Henry... Continue Reading >>

May 12, 2010

Attention all Kiva lenders in the New York area. Kiva New York is hosting a yoga fundraiser series this summer starting May 15th and going until the...

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May 11, 2010

Jonathon Stalls will be passing through Saint Louis, Missouri next week on his KivaWalk...

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May 9, 2010

The next Kiva Fellows application deadline is coming (June 30th)! Training for this Kiva Fellows class will take place in October 2010.The Kiva Fellows Program offers individuals a rare opportunity to travel abroad and witness firsthand the impact and realities of microfinance, by working directly with a host microfinance institution (MFI). The Kiva Fellow is an unpaid, volunteer based position designed to increase Kiva's impact and to offer participants a unique insider experience. Past participants have found the fellowship to be a great first step in a career in microfinance or... Continue Reading >>

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 >>