Blog posts tagged with featured volunteer

Jan 1, 2014 KV Kiva HQ


“I really liked the way the site was constructed and level of engagement Kiva had with its lenders. I decided that it was the kind of organization that I’d like to spend more time with.”


City: Wayzata, MN
Language: English
Team: Loan Stars
Time with Kiva: 1 year, 3 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva: Lynn, always a conscientious editor, is also a great help on the Volunteer Forum. She is quick to answer questions from other volunteers... Continue Reading >>
Sep 9, 2013 KV Kiva HQ

“I love to learn about the borrowers and read their stories. It's heartwarming to think Kiva is making an actual difference in their lives.” -- Renata Wolff

City: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Language: Portuguese, Spanish
Team: Latino Linguists
Time with Kiva: Two years

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
During the two years that Renata has worked with Kiva, she has translated and reviewed over 900 loans. She is... Continue Reading >>
Aug 8, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


Kiva has come up with a respectful way to offer help…Kiva’s model says that people in developing countries are capable of creating their own prosperity...

City: Pheonix, Arizona
Language: English
Team: Loan On Me
Time with Kiva: 10 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
After 10 months as a volunteer editor with Kiva, Amy has reviewed over 3,000 loans! She is an extremely conscientious... Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


‘'It’s amazing to see the other volunteers dedicating themselves to Kiva. I am truly in awe of them and how much they know. I can always draw on them through the forum when I have a question and within seconds people respond!"


City: Minneapolis, United States

Languages: Spanish

Team: Saliendo Adelante

Time with Kiva: 3 years and 5 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
Pam... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


"Globalization and new technologies are often seen to have changed the world for the worse. For me, Kiva is an expression of how to harness these forces for the good, bringing together people from across the planet to change lives in a sustainable way. I want to be a part of that change by giving time as well as money."

City: Brussels, Belgium

Language: English

Review & Translation Team: The Write Stuff

Time with Kiva: 2 years and 4... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


“I really enjoy my time with Kiva. I am honored and thrilled to be a volunteer because not everyone has this chance to help borrowers the way we do.”

City: Gurnee, Illinois

Language: Spanish

Team: Mil Puentes

Time with Kiva: One and a half years as a translator, five years as a lender!

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
From the moment Gail started translating, her enthusiasm and excitement to volunteer... Continue Reading >>

Blog posts tagged with featured volunteer

Jan 1, 2014 KV Kiva HQ
By Jessica Beltman


“I really liked the way the site was constructed and level of engagement Kiva had with its lenders. I decided that it was the kind of organization that I’d like to spend more time with.”


City: Wayzata, MN
Language: English
Team: Loan Stars
Time with Kiva: 1 year, 3 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva: Lynn, always a conscientious editor, is also a great help on the Volunteer Forum. She is quick to answer questions from other volunteers... Continue Reading >>
Sep 9, 2013 KV Kiva HQ

“I love to learn about the borrowers and read their stories. It's heartwarming to think Kiva is making an actual difference in their lives.” -- Renata Wolff

City: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Language: Portuguese, Spanish
Team: Latino Linguists
Time with Kiva: Two years

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
During the two years that Renata has worked with Kiva, she has translated and reviewed over 900 loans. She is... Continue Reading >>
Aug 8, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


Kiva has come up with a respectful way to offer help…Kiva’s model says that people in developing countries are capable of creating their own prosperity...

City: Pheonix, Arizona
Language: English
Team: Loan On Me
Time with Kiva: 10 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
After 10 months as a volunteer editor with Kiva, Amy has reviewed over 3,000 loans! She is an extremely conscientious... Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


‘'It’s amazing to see the other volunteers dedicating themselves to Kiva. I am truly in awe of them and how much they know. I can always draw on them through the forum when I have a question and within seconds people respond!"


City: Minneapolis, United States

Languages: Spanish

Team: Saliendo Adelante

Time with Kiva: 3 years and 5 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
Pam... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


"Globalization and new technologies are often seen to have changed the world for the worse. For me, Kiva is an expression of how to harness these forces for the good, bringing together people from across the planet to change lives in a sustainable way. I want to be a part of that change by giving time as well as money."

City: Brussels, Belgium

Language: English

Review & Translation Team: The Write Stuff

Time with Kiva: 2 years and 4... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


“I really enjoy my time with Kiva. I am honored and thrilled to be a volunteer because not everyone has this chance to help borrowers the way we do.”

City: Gurnee, Illinois

Language: Spanish

Team: Mil Puentes

Time with Kiva: One and a half years as a translator, five years as a lender!

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
From the moment Gail started translating, her enthusiasm and excitement to volunteer... Continue Reading >>