Blog posts tagged with dads

Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Just in time for Father's Day on SUNDAY, we want to share some stories of exceptional fathers supporting their families with the help of Kiva loans.

Meet Aaron.



He borrowed $375 through UpEnergy in Uganda to buy an inventory of improved/clean-burning cookstoves to sell in his local community around the capital city, Kampala. His story is incredible, and he’s an amazing father.

Aaron was orphaned at a young age and lost 6 out of his 7 siblings. Under these circumstances, he was only able to get 7... Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Did you know that 80% of the loans posted to Kiva are for women borrowers?

Microfinance is an incredible force for women’s empowerment. So much so, that many microfinance institutions and organizations focus largely or exclusively on serving women. But men play a vital role in development and their communities too -- especially fathers!



So, in advance of this Father's Day (in 40 countries worldwide this Sunday), here are 9 reasons why loans to men make a big difference:

1.) Lack... Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Dedicate a loan to the dads in your life today!

Just go to kiva.org/lend, and look for the heart before you check out. Click to dedicate your loan to Dad — and even include a special message about why you chose that loan just for him.

When you dedicate a loan on Kiva you do three good deeds at once:
  • Give a dad in your life an unforgettable gift.
  • Give someone else in the world the tools they need to succeed.
  • Your repayments get donated to Kiva to help us reach even more borrowers.

...

Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Little ones were buzzing about the office yesterday in celebration of Bring Your Child to Work Day!



Proud Kiva dads and their tots at Kiva HQ in San Francisco.

Celebrated the fourth Thursday of April since 1993, Bring Your Child to Work Day is a national holiday created to give kids of all ages a peek into the working world.

We kept them busy all day with a variety of projects (and pizza and cookies). Older kids had the opportunity to shadow employees with careers they are interested in, while younger kids just ate up the... Continue Reading >>

Blog posts tagged with dads

Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
By Emily Wakefield
Just in time for Father's Day on SUNDAY, we want to share some stories of exceptional fathers supporting their families with the help of Kiva loans.

Meet Aaron.



He borrowed $375 through UpEnergy in Uganda to buy an inventory of improved/clean-burning cookstoves to sell in his local community around the capital city, Kampala. His story is incredible, and he’s an amazing father.

Aaron was orphaned at a young age and lost 6 out of his 7 siblings. Under these circumstances, he was only able to get 7... Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Did you know that 80% of the loans posted to Kiva are for women borrowers?

Microfinance is an incredible force for women’s empowerment. So much so, that many microfinance institutions and organizations focus largely or exclusively on serving women. But men play a vital role in development and their communities too -- especially fathers!



So, in advance of this Father's Day (in 40 countries worldwide this Sunday), here are 9 reasons why loans to men make a big difference:

1.) Lack... Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Dedicate a loan to the dads in your life today!

Just go to kiva.org/lend, and look for the heart before you check out. Click to dedicate your loan to Dad — and even include a special message about why you chose that loan just for him.

When you dedicate a loan on Kiva you do three good deeds at once:
  • Give a dad in your life an unforgettable gift.
  • Give someone else in the world the tools they need to succeed.
  • Your repayments get donated to Kiva to help us reach even more borrowers.

...

Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Little ones were buzzing about the office yesterday in celebration of Bring Your Child to Work Day!



Proud Kiva dads and their tots at Kiva HQ in San Francisco.

Celebrated the fourth Thursday of April since 1993, Bring Your Child to Work Day is a national holiday created to give kids of all ages a peek into the working world.

We kept them busy all day with a variety of projects (and pizza and cookies). Older kids had the opportunity to shadow employees with careers they are interested in, while younger kids just ate up the... Continue Reading >>