Blog posts tagged with bali

Mar 3, 2017 KV Kiva HQ

Holi, also known as the festival of colors, is a Hindu holiday signaling the start of spring. Following tradition, Holi is the time to celebrate the good in life and bridge the social gap in our communities.
 
Holi celebrations occur all over the world, in places like Bali, where there is a predominant Hindu community. For Balinese families that can afford it, it’s a tremendous honor to build a formal place of worship. One such Kiva borrower, named Buana, was able to use the success of his Kiva loan to support his family and build a...
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Mar 3, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Photos by Brandon Smith and Kiva Fellows, Katie Kerr, Kari Derenzi and Krittika Kaewmamuang.



1. The best way to travel around Cambodia is by _____, officially known as remorque-moto.

A. Jeepney
B. Tuk-tuk
C. Junk
D. Songthaew


2. The importance of rice in this country’s culture is evidenced by their reverence of rice goddess Dewi Sri.

A. China
B. India
C. Indonesia
D. Malaysia




3. Vietnam’s...

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Apr 4, 2015 KV Kiva HQ
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Jatiluwih Rice Terrace, Bali, Indonesia. Photos by Brandon Smith.

Bali may be best known for its crystal-clear waters, lush green hills and Hindu temples, but it’s also home to a rich artistic tradition with deep cultural roots. Bali’s many artisans are renowned for their craft, and...

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Blog posts tagged with bali

Mar 3, 2017 KV Kiva HQ

Holi, also known as the festival of colors, is a Hindu holiday signaling the start of spring. Following tradition, Holi is the time to celebrate the good in life and bridge the social gap in our communities.
 
Holi celebrations occur all over the world, in places like Bali, where there is a predominant Hindu community. For Balinese families that can afford it, it’s a tremendous honor to build a formal place of worship. One such Kiva borrower, named Buana, was able to use the success of his Kiva loan to support his family and build a...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Photos by Brandon Smith and Kiva Fellows, Katie Kerr, Kari Derenzi and Krittika Kaewmamuang.



1. The best way to travel around Cambodia is by _____, officially known as remorque-moto.

A. Jeepney
B. Tuk-tuk
C. Junk
D. Songthaew


2. The importance of rice in this country’s culture is evidenced by their reverence of rice goddess Dewi Sri.

A. China
B. India
C. Indonesia
D. Malaysia




3. Vietnam’s...

Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2015 KV Kiva HQ
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Jatiluwih Rice Terrace, Bali, Indonesia. Photos by Brandon Smith.

Bali may be best known for its crystal-clear waters, lush green hills and Hindu temples, but it’s also home to a rich artistic tradition with deep cultural roots. Bali’s many artisans are renowned for their craft, and...

Continue Reading >>
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