Blog posts tagged with forest

Oct 10, 2014 KV Kiva HQ
Wedu
Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand
 
Unlocking the leadership potential of women in Asia
 
Who are they?
Wedu selects women with interest in becoming change-makers in their communities and provides lifelong mentorship and affordable financial support to complete higher education.  Instead of a conventional loan, Wedu borrowers on Kiva agree to repay the financial support through a Future Income Sharing Agreement (FISA). With FISAs, students receive funding now and repay the investment only... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
While it's not normally considered a development issue, deforestation impacts millions of lives around the world -- and stands to affect generations to come.

The devastation of our earth’s forests is no small matter, with the World Resources Institute estimating that over 80% of the world’s forests have been destroyed. We've been losing around 5.2 million hectares of forest per year (based on data from 2000 to 2010). The facts speak for themselves: we are irreversibly damaging our environment, and the consequences include loss of habitat for animals, increased...
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Blog posts tagged with forest

Oct 10, 2014 KV Kiva HQ
Wedu
Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand
 
Unlocking the leadership potential of women in Asia
 
Who are they?
Wedu selects women with interest in becoming change-makers in their communities and provides lifelong mentorship and affordable financial support to complete higher education.  Instead of a conventional loan, Wedu borrowers on Kiva agree to repay the financial support through a Future Income Sharing Agreement (FISA). With FISAs, students receive funding now and repay the investment only... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
While it's not normally considered a development issue, deforestation impacts millions of lives around the world -- and stands to affect generations to come.

The devastation of our earth’s forests is no small matter, with the World Resources Institute estimating that over 80% of the world’s forests have been destroyed. We've been losing around 5.2 million hectares of forest per year (based on data from 2000 to 2010). The facts speak for themselves: we are irreversibly damaging our environment, and the consequences include loss of habitat for animals, increased...
Continue Reading >>