Blog posts tagged with kids

Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
We are excited to have a guest post from David Bakke -- a Kiva Contributor from the blog Money Crashers Personal Finance. He lives with his young son in Atlanta, Georgia, and writes about money management and saving tips on Money Crashers.

It's an unfortunate fact that our public school system does little to teach children about money and finances -- and that's unlikely to change any time soon. Therefore, as a parent, that responsibility lies with you and you alone.

Teaching your children about money at an early age is a priceless gift, as... Continue Reading >>
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 >>
May 5, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


Canterbury Microeconomics Club

A Thank You Poem
(Inspired by the rhymes of the Grade Three Kiva Ninjas at Bear Creek Elementary)

Not all feel compelled to jump up and dance,
Upon hearing that April’s Month of Micro-finance.
Once you’ve heard these stories, though, we know you’ll be crumping,
Cuz’ since we heard them here, our hearts have been thumping...

It wasn’t enough just to say “thanks,” this time,
So we’ll... 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 kids

Jun 6, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
We are excited to have a guest post from David Bakke -- a Kiva Contributor from the blog Money Crashers Personal Finance. He lives with his young son in Atlanta, Georgia, and writes about money management and saving tips on Money Crashers.

It's an unfortunate fact that our public school system does little to teach children about money and finances -- and that's unlikely to change any time soon. Therefore, as a parent, that responsibility lies with you and you alone.

Teaching your children about money at an early age is a priceless gift, as... Continue Reading >>
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 >>
May 5, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


Canterbury Microeconomics Club

A Thank You Poem
(Inspired by the rhymes of the Grade Three Kiva Ninjas at Bear Creek Elementary)

Not all feel compelled to jump up and dance,
Upon hearing that April’s Month of Micro-finance.
Once you’ve heard these stories, though, we know you’ll be crumping,
Cuz’ since we heard them here, our hearts have been thumping...

It wasn’t enough just to say “thanks,” this time,
So we’ll... 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 >>
LendingOnKiva