Blog posts tagged with Kiva Events

Apr 4, 2010
Join the Kiva New York Team for their monthly happy hour this Thursday, April 29th at the Whiskey Trader. This event is open to all Kiva lenders and friends in the New York City area.


Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010

Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Location: Whiskey Trader, 71 West 55th Street (55th and 6th Avenue), New York, NY

To find out more about this event, please click here. Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Bay Area Kiva Lenders, you're invited to the next Kiva Social!

Come meet the new class of Kiva Fellows on Wednesday, April 14 at 6:30 pm. We will have 27 Kiva Fellow Trainees in the office that week preparing for their work abroad and this evening is a chance for us to introduce them to our supportive community!

Kiva Fellows 10th Class, Training

You will have the opportunity to talk with the Fellows about the work...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Are you curious about this year's Microfinance USA Conference (May 20-21 in San Francisco, CA)? Check out the video below to learn more!



Featured Speakers:
Maria Shriver, First Lady of California
Premal Shah, President of Kiva
Leslie Kane, Vice President of Grameen America
Bob Annibale, Global Director of Citi Microfinance

Registration Fees:
General Admission - $275
Student Admission - $50
Click here to... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Join the Kiva New York Team for their next happy hour and bring friends! Kiva New York member Vin will once again be pledging his support to make the happy hour mean a whole lot more. Vin will make TWO new loans for every new attendee who is not a Kiva lender already!

Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Galway Hooker: 7 East 36th Street, New York, NY

For more event details, please click here. Thank you to the Kiva New York Team for their enthusiasm and for making a difference for entrepreneurs around the world! Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

The Yale Club of Southern California is hosting a discussion on the Microfinance Industry on Wednesday, April 28th in Los Angeles. Come join ...

Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Thousands converged from around the world in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW) 2010. The conference and festival highlighted music, film and emerging technologies from March 12-21 at different venues around town. The music festival alone attracted 1,800 visitors. Click here to check out videos of some of the performers, including Band of Horses and Broken Social Scene.

Kiva was also part of the mix of events:
  • Kiva Advisor Skylar Woodward presented at the SXSW Interactive panel "Will Kiva Kill Your Nonprofit...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
South by Southwest (SXSW), the annual music, film and interactive festival that attracts thousands to Austin, Texas each spring, hosted Kiva in its melange of activities offered from March 12-21. Skylar Woodward, Kiva Advisor, organized the panel discussion "Will Kiva Kill Your Nonprofit? Donations 2.0." Participants explored the definition of "Donations 2.0" and addressed the following questions:
  • Have social media and Web 2.0 fundamentally changed donors’ expectations about data availability?
  • What is Kiva, and how is their approach to online fundraising unique...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Kiva is a presenting sponsor of the Microfinance USA Conference this year. The conference is in San Francisco on May 20th-21st at the Westin and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration deadline by buying your tickets by Monday, March 15th and receive a $50 discount off the conference fee. Click here to purchase your tickets today!

Featured Speakers:
Maria Shriver, First Lady of California
Premal Shah, President...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

Why do microfinance organizations usually focus their assistance on women?

... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Come hear Scott Gilmore, winner of the 2010 Skoll Award for Entrepreneurship talk about how social-minded entrepreneurs can make a difference in war zones. Matt Flannery, Co-Founder and CEO of Kiva (and winner of the 2008 Skoll Award for Entrepreneurship) will moderate the discussion.

When: March 31, 4-6 pm
Where: Tamalpais Rm, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Scott will highlight the work of his organization, Peace Dividend Trust, as well as that of Rory Stewart and the Turquoise... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

This past Monday, March 8th, Kiva Field Partner Women for Women International...

Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Today is International Women's Day and a time to celebrate the achievements of women all around the world. In honor of International Women's Day, Kiva would like to highlight the stories of a Kiva entrepreneur, lender, microfinance institution, and lending team.
Fatou Niang, Inspiring Kiva entrepreneur in Senegal


Fatou Niang, a 57-year-old married mother of 9 children, started working as a dressmaker 20 years ago. Her tailor shop hardly made... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
REMINDER - International Women's Day Event on Monday, March 8th

Kiva field partner Women for Women International is hosting a global event called "Join me on the Bridge" in honor of International Women's Day. Thousands of women (and men) worldwide will gather on bridges from San Francisco to Congo to call for an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges of peace and hope.

In San Francisco, there will be a walk to the center of the Golden Gate Bridge to honor the resilience of women survivors of war everywhere... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
On International Women's Day, March 8, Kiva field partner Women for Women International is hosting a global event called "Join me on the Bridge." Thousands of women (and men) worldwide will gather on bridges from San Francisco to Congo to call for an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges of peace and hope. In Africa, women from Congo and Rwanda will meet on a bridge that spans the border between their countries to demonstrate their desire for peace. In San Francisco, there will be a walk to the center of the Golden Gate Bridge to honor the resilience of women... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010

In a growing tradition of Kiva lenders doing some amazing things, this March, Jonathon Stalls and his dog, Kanoa, will embark on a coast-to-coast cross country trek covering an estimated 3,000 miles from Delaware to San Francisco, CA - and he’s taking Kiva with him.

 He will be walking through hundreds of towns, cities, and communities in Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California.



Why is Jonathon going on this cross country trek?



... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
The New York volunteer team started meeting regularly in October with the goal of creating an ...
Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Kiva is proud to partner with Opportunity Fund, Silicon Valley Microfinance Network, and the U.S. ACCION Network on “Microfinance, USA,” a conference that will bring together 800 - 1,000 investors, policymakers, social entrepreneurs, practitioners, small business owners, and curious individuals to engage with microfinance strategies and practices unique to the United States.

We wanted to share this information with our community in case any of you are interested in attending!

May 20-21 in downtown San Francisco
Visit www.... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010

The Kiva New York Team is raising awareness for Kiva by hosting a ...

Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Come celebrate the tenth class of Kiva Fellows with the whole Kiva community!

Who: Kiva volunteers, supporters, lenders, staff, fellows, trainees, and friends
When: Wednesday, January 27th from 6:30-9:30pm
Where: Circolo, 500 Florida Street at Mariposa, The Mission, San Francisco

We hope to see you there!
...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
Calling all Boston-area Kiva supporters!

The director of the Kiva Fellows Program, JD Bergeron, will be hosting an event with one of the KFP Coordinators and several former Kiva Fellows at MIT campus in Cambridge this Tuesday, December 1st. If you're in the Boston area, this is your chance to ask questions about Kiva or the Kiva Fellows Program to Kiva staff in a face-to-face, informal setting.

The evening will begin with a 40-minute presentation and Q&... Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009

We want to send out a huge thank you to everyone who came out on Tuesday night to celebrate Kiva's 4th Birthday. The event was an incredible...

Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009

We’re pleased to announce that Kiva’s President, Premal Shah, is teaming up with Yoovolution for a one-of-a kind event, the world’s largest professional and self development conference held entirely in a 3D virtual world. Together, we’re pushing the boundaries of online interaction and networking.

And, you’re invited to be a part of it!

This first ever event is open to the entire Kiva community and is not to be missed. You are on the...

Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009

Join 4 community enterprises, Kiva, Hub Bay Area, GOOD Magazine and The David Brower Center, as we celebrate the remarkable achievement of 4 years and almost 100 million dollars in loans that Kiva has realized since its creation.  

... Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009

Calling all New Yorkers! 

The Kiva...

Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009
Come join Boston's first awareness event for Kiva on October 15, 5-9pm at Jose McIntyre's upstairs (160 Milk Street).  This event is open to all Kiva lenders and anyone who is interested in learning more.  We plan to get together, learn about Kiva, and have fun with the entertainment of Boston's hot DJ Mandiezel!

No donations or cover will be collected at the event - it's really all about having a good time and lending to Kiva...
Continue Reading >>

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Blog posts tagged with Kiva Events

Apr 4, 2010
Join the Kiva New York Team for their monthly happy hour this Thursday, April 29th at the Whiskey Trader. This event is open to all Kiva lenders and friends in the New York City area.


Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010

Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Location: Whiskey Trader, 71 West 55th Street (55th and 6th Avenue), New York, NY

To find out more about this event, please click here. Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Bay Area Kiva Lenders, you're invited to the next Kiva Social!

Come meet the new class of Kiva Fellows on Wednesday, April 14 at 6:30 pm. We will have 27 Kiva Fellow Trainees in the office that week preparing for their work abroad and this evening is a chance for us to introduce them to our supportive community!

Kiva Fellows 10th Class, Training

You will have the opportunity to talk with the Fellows about the work...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Are you curious about this year's Microfinance USA Conference (May 20-21 in San Francisco, CA)? Check out the video below to learn more!



Featured Speakers:
Maria Shriver, First Lady of California
Premal Shah, President of Kiva
Leslie Kane, Vice President of Grameen America
Bob Annibale, Global Director of Citi Microfinance

Registration Fees:
General Admission - $275
Student Admission - $50
Click here to... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Join the Kiva New York Team for their next happy hour and bring friends! Kiva New York member Vin will once again be pledging his support to make the happy hour mean a whole lot more. Vin will make TWO new loans for every new attendee who is not a Kiva lender already!

Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Galway Hooker: 7 East 36th Street, New York, NY

For more event details, please click here. Thank you to the Kiva New York Team for their enthusiasm and for making a difference for entrepreneurs around the world! Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

The Yale Club of Southern California is hosting a discussion on the Microfinance Industry on Wednesday, April 28th in Los Angeles. Come join ...

Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Thousands converged from around the world in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW) 2010. The conference and festival highlighted music, film and emerging technologies from March 12-21 at different venues around town. The music festival alone attracted 1,800 visitors. Click here to check out videos of some of the performers, including Band of Horses and Broken Social Scene.

Kiva was also part of the mix of events:
  • Kiva Advisor Skylar Woodward presented at the SXSW Interactive panel "Will Kiva Kill Your Nonprofit...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
South by Southwest (SXSW), the annual music, film and interactive festival that attracts thousands to Austin, Texas each spring, hosted Kiva in its melange of activities offered from March 12-21. Skylar Woodward, Kiva Advisor, organized the panel discussion "Will Kiva Kill Your Nonprofit? Donations 2.0." Participants explored the definition of "Donations 2.0" and addressed the following questions:
  • Have social media and Web 2.0 fundamentally changed donors’ expectations about data availability?
  • What is Kiva, and how is their approach to online fundraising unique...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Kiva is a presenting sponsor of the Microfinance USA Conference this year. The conference is in San Francisco on May 20th-21st at the Westin and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration deadline by buying your tickets by Monday, March 15th and receive a $50 discount off the conference fee. Click here to purchase your tickets today!

Featured Speakers:
Maria Shriver, First Lady of California
Premal Shah, President...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

Why do microfinance organizations usually focus their assistance on women?

... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Come hear Scott Gilmore, winner of the 2010 Skoll Award for Entrepreneurship talk about how social-minded entrepreneurs can make a difference in war zones. Matt Flannery, Co-Founder and CEO of Kiva (and winner of the 2008 Skoll Award for Entrepreneurship) will moderate the discussion.

When: March 31, 4-6 pm
Where: Tamalpais Rm, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Scott will highlight the work of his organization, Peace Dividend Trust, as well as that of Rory Stewart and the Turquoise... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

This past Monday, March 8th, Kiva Field Partner Women for Women International...

Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Today is International Women's Day and a time to celebrate the achievements of women all around the world. In honor of International Women's Day, Kiva would like to highlight the stories of a Kiva entrepreneur, lender, microfinance institution, and lending team.
Fatou Niang, Inspiring Kiva entrepreneur in Senegal


Fatou Niang, a 57-year-old married mother of 9 children, started working as a dressmaker 20 years ago. Her tailor shop hardly made... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
REMINDER - International Women's Day Event on Monday, March 8th

Kiva field partner Women for Women International is hosting a global event called "Join me on the Bridge" in honor of International Women's Day. Thousands of women (and men) worldwide will gather on bridges from San Francisco to Congo to call for an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges of peace and hope.

In San Francisco, there will be a walk to the center of the Golden Gate Bridge to honor the resilience of women survivors of war everywhere... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
On International Women's Day, March 8, Kiva field partner Women for Women International is hosting a global event called "Join me on the Bridge." Thousands of women (and men) worldwide will gather on bridges from San Francisco to Congo to call for an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges of peace and hope. In Africa, women from Congo and Rwanda will meet on a bridge that spans the border between their countries to demonstrate their desire for peace. In San Francisco, there will be a walk to the center of the Golden Gate Bridge to honor the resilience of women... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010

In a growing tradition of Kiva lenders doing some amazing things, this March, Jonathon Stalls and his dog, Kanoa, will embark on a coast-to-coast cross country trek covering an estimated 3,000 miles from Delaware to San Francisco, CA - and he’s taking Kiva with him.

 He will be walking through hundreds of towns, cities, and communities in Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California.



Why is Jonathon going on this cross country trek?



... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
The New York volunteer team started meeting regularly in October with the goal of creating an ...
Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Kiva is proud to partner with Opportunity Fund, Silicon Valley Microfinance Network, and the U.S. ACCION Network on “Microfinance, USA,” a conference that will bring together 800 - 1,000 investors, policymakers, social entrepreneurs, practitioners, small business owners, and curious individuals to engage with microfinance strategies and practices unique to the United States.

We wanted to share this information with our community in case any of you are interested in attending!

May 20-21 in downtown San Francisco
Visit www.... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010

The Kiva New York Team is raising awareness for Kiva by hosting a ...

Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Come celebrate the tenth class of Kiva Fellows with the whole Kiva community!

Who: Kiva volunteers, supporters, lenders, staff, fellows, trainees, and friends
When: Wednesday, January 27th from 6:30-9:30pm
Where: Circolo, 500 Florida Street at Mariposa, The Mission, San Francisco

We hope to see you there!
...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
Calling all Boston-area Kiva supporters!

The director of the Kiva Fellows Program, JD Bergeron, will be hosting an event with one of the KFP Coordinators and several former Kiva Fellows at MIT campus in Cambridge this Tuesday, December 1st. If you're in the Boston area, this is your chance to ask questions about Kiva or the Kiva Fellows Program to Kiva staff in a face-to-face, informal setting.

The evening will begin with a 40-minute presentation and Q&... Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009

We want to send out a huge thank you to everyone who came out on Tuesday night to celebrate Kiva's 4th Birthday. The event was an incredible...

Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009

We’re pleased to announce that Kiva’s President, Premal Shah, is teaming up with Yoovolution for a one-of-a kind event, the world’s largest professional and self development conference held entirely in a 3D virtual world. Together, we’re pushing the boundaries of online interaction and networking.

And, you’re invited to be a part of it!

This first ever event is open to the entire Kiva community and is not to be missed. You are on the...

Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009

Join 4 community enterprises, Kiva, Hub Bay Area, GOOD Magazine and The David Brower Center, as we celebrate the remarkable achievement of 4 years and almost 100 million dollars in loans that Kiva has realized since its creation.  

... Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009

Calling all New Yorkers! 

The Kiva...

Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009
Come join Boston's first awareness event for Kiva on October 15, 5-9pm at Jose McIntyre's upstairs (160 Milk Street).  This event is open to all Kiva lenders and anyone who is interested in learning more.  We plan to get together, learn about Kiva, and have fun with the entertainment of Boston's hot DJ Mandiezel!

No donations or cover will be collected at the event - it's really all about having a good time and lending to Kiva...
Continue Reading >>

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