Blog posts tagged with Kiva Lenders

May 5, 2010
Jonathon Stalls and his travel companion, Kanoa, have completed 79 days and 1,009 total miles so far on their KivaWalk across ...
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May 5, 2010


We are thrilled to announce that for the first time in Kiva-history, a Lending Team has reached $2 million in loans! Congratulations to the...

Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2010
Look no further! Kiva gift certificates are a wonderful option that your loved ones will surely enjoy.

Starting at $25, a Kiva gift certificate allows your recipient to immediately start changing lives and lend to an entrepreneur in need.

Email the certificate immediately or print it at home to create a meaningful gift in just moments, or send to a loved one far away. Honor the mothers in your life with this gift that keeps on giving! Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Jonathon Stalls will passing through Cincinnati, Ohio this weekend on his KivaWalk across the country. Join him and other Kiva lenders for an informal get-together this Sunday!

WHEN: Sunday, April 18th 5 PM-8 PM

WHERE:
Aquarius Star & Om Café
329 Ludlow Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
It’s in the Clifton Gaslight District (www.aquariusstar.com).

Hope to see you there! Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Maria Morrissey is captain of the Kiva Austin Lending Team. The group of 453 "big-hearted Texans" has made more than 4,000 loans to Kiva entrepreneurs. They're proud to be the #1 city lending team for total lending. Here, Maria shares her thoughts on Team Austin below.

How did your team get started?

In September of 2008, I'd been a member of Kiva for a couple of years when I saw a message on the Kiva home page about a new feature called 'teams.' I was away from my home in Austin for grad school and terribly homesick, and I thought forming an Austin...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Saloni with Kiva President, Premal Shah


... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Congratulations to the members of the Kiva Christians Lending Team for recently passing $1 million in loans!
...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

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

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Feb 2, 2010
Well, you can!

Each time you make a loan on Kiva, your Facebook profile will share this information with your friends. It's a wonderful way to spread the word about the Kiva entrepreneurs you have chosen to support from all around the world.

Please read the document below to learn how to share your loan activity on Facebook.

Sharing Your Kiva Activity on Facebook...
Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
“Team Tia – Loan Around the Globe” is a Kiva lending team dedicated to Tia, a nine-year old girl living in Murcia, Spain. Tia has been diagnosed with several illnesses including dilated cardiomyopathy, Graves Basedow disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and congestive heart failure.


Tia is a strong girl with a passion for helping others and has enjoyed supporting Kiva entrepreneurs around the globe. Kiva lenders have been inspired by her story and last May, they created “Team Tia” to show their support for her by helping Kiva entrepreneurs. To date, “Team Tia” has... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Pete is the team captain of the Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the Non-Religious Lending Team. Last year, his team became the first Kiva Lending Team to reach $1 million in loans. We had the honor of interviewing Pete about his teams’ accomplishments.

1) How does it feel to be the first Kiva Lending Team to surpass $1 million in loans?

It's a thrill and something that could not have been accomplished without the support of thousands of my fellow team members! Special thanks goes to those team members who I unofficially... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010

Click here to take the survey
Kiva wants to know what you think it can do to improve the lending experience for our users. We...
Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Kiva is a finalist in the Chase Community Giving contest and we need your vote to help us win $1 million in funding! Voting is open now and ends on January 22nd.

To vote for Kiva, visit http://bit.ly/8dcnwe. After adding the voting application on Facebook, you will be able to nominate "Kiva Microfunds."


Every day Kiva connects over 3,000 people with more than 700 low-income entrepreneurs around the world. To help us expand our reach and continue doing this, we need your vote on Facebook... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Thank you to Intel for organizing the Small Things Challenge and raising awareness and funding for Kiva! The total impact of the challenge for Kiva was $209,828 in loans and donations and we appreciate this wonderful partnership with Intel to help alleviate poverty around the world.


Check out Intel's Small Things Challenge Kiva lending team! Intel has rallied nearly 500 members who have made 2,314 loans with a collaborative impact of $157,600! Congratulations to everyone involved in this inspiring program. Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Bob Harris, a writer from Los Angeles, became a Kiva lender in January 2009 and just made his 1,050th loan. We were honored to interview Bob to learn more about why he joined Kiva and what he enjoys most about the lending experience.



1. How did you hear about Kiva?

I first heard about Kiva after hearing Premal Shah (President of Kiva) speak at the Tides convention in San Francisco in 2008. At the time, I had just been hired by a luxury travel website to visit and write about some of the wealthiest hotels and... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Kiva has made it to the final round of voting in Project 7’s Grand Giveaway! We have the opportunity to win $15,000 and Kiva is one of three organizations under the contest’s “Build the Future” category. You can vote for Kiva today by clicking here, entering your email address, and then clicking on the "Build" checkbox on the ballot. Voting ends on January 31st!

... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009

Congratulations to Support Resort and their Lending Team ...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Thank you to all of our supporters who voted for Kiva in the Chase Community Giving contest! We reached the list of the top 100 charities and will be awarded $25,000.


We are now eligible for the next round of the contest which will take place from January 15th to January 22nd. The charity receiving the most votes during this period will win $1 million and the top five runners-up will receive $100,000 each.
We will keep the... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Looking for a gift to give to friends to celebrate a special occasion or the holidays? Visit Facebook’s Gift Shop and give Kiva’s virtual piggy bank to your Facebook friends!




Your purchase will help support Kiva’s mission to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Support Resort, an outsourced web development and customer support provider, has launched a campaign in which the company will match up to $15,000 in loans made through its Kiva lending team.

...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009

Just a friendly reminder that the Tongal "How Kiva Works" $10,000 video contest deadline is fast approaching. Be sure to submit your video before December 16th. For more information, click here. Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Mary Jaksch from Goodlife Zen and Arvind Devalia from Make it Happen are hosting the "Blog with Heart" Challenge in order to harness the combined power of blogs to help Kiva. It is a wonderful way for bloggers and blog readers to join Kiva's global lending community, which lends to entrepreneurs around the world in an effort to alleviate poverty.

...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009




As part of its California Partnership initiative, Chevron Corporation has awarded a one-year $500,000 grant to Kiva to assist with operational needs across the organization. The primary use of the grant will be to expand and improve the Kiva platform to economically empower individuals in the U.S. and around the world.

The partnership came about through mutual participation in the 2009 Women’s Conference where Chevron pledged to match $100,000 in Kiva loans. The partnership has since grown into a grant that will enable Kiva to make much needed investments... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Josh and Chuck from HowStuffWorks.com's podcast, Stuff You Should Know, are challenging Stephen Colbert to see who can be the first to raise $100K for Kiva by February 14th. The competition is on between the two lending teams!

Check out Josh and Chuck's video message to Stephen Colbert below.



Who is winning the...
Continue Reading >>

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Blog posts tagged with Kiva Lenders

May 5, 2010
Jonathon Stalls and his travel companion, Kanoa, have completed 79 days and 1,009 total miles so far on their KivaWalk across ...
Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2010


We are thrilled to announce that for the first time in Kiva-history, a Lending Team has reached $2 million in loans! Congratulations to the...

Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2010
Look no further! Kiva gift certificates are a wonderful option that your loved ones will surely enjoy.

Starting at $25, a Kiva gift certificate allows your recipient to immediately start changing lives and lend to an entrepreneur in need.

Email the certificate immediately or print it at home to create a meaningful gift in just moments, or send to a loved one far away. Honor the mothers in your life with this gift that keeps on giving! Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Jonathon Stalls will passing through Cincinnati, Ohio this weekend on his KivaWalk across the country. Join him and other Kiva lenders for an informal get-together this Sunday!

WHEN: Sunday, April 18th 5 PM-8 PM

WHERE:
Aquarius Star & Om Café
329 Ludlow Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
It’s in the Clifton Gaslight District (www.aquariusstar.com).

Hope to see you there! Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Maria Morrissey is captain of the Kiva Austin Lending Team. The group of 453 "big-hearted Texans" has made more than 4,000 loans to Kiva entrepreneurs. They're proud to be the #1 city lending team for total lending. Here, Maria shares her thoughts on Team Austin below.

How did your team get started?

In September of 2008, I'd been a member of Kiva for a couple of years when I saw a message on the Kiva home page about a new feature called 'teams.' I was away from my home in Austin for grad school and terribly homesick, and I thought forming an Austin...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Saloni with Kiva President, Premal Shah


... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Congratulations to the members of the Kiva Christians Lending Team for recently passing $1 million in loans!
...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010

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

Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
Well, you can!

Each time you make a loan on Kiva, your Facebook profile will share this information with your friends. It's a wonderful way to spread the word about the Kiva entrepreneurs you have chosen to support from all around the world.

Please read the document below to learn how to share your loan activity on Facebook.

Sharing Your Kiva Activity on Facebook...
Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
“Team Tia – Loan Around the Globe” is a Kiva lending team dedicated to Tia, a nine-year old girl living in Murcia, Spain. Tia has been diagnosed with several illnesses including dilated cardiomyopathy, Graves Basedow disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and congestive heart failure.


Tia is a strong girl with a passion for helping others and has enjoyed supporting Kiva entrepreneurs around the globe. Kiva lenders have been inspired by her story and last May, they created “Team Tia” to show their support for her by helping Kiva entrepreneurs. To date, “Team Tia” has... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Pete is the team captain of the Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the Non-Religious Lending Team. Last year, his team became the first Kiva Lending Team to reach $1 million in loans. We had the honor of interviewing Pete about his teams’ accomplishments.

1) How does it feel to be the first Kiva Lending Team to surpass $1 million in loans?

It's a thrill and something that could not have been accomplished without the support of thousands of my fellow team members! Special thanks goes to those team members who I unofficially... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010

Click here to take the survey
Kiva wants to know what you think it can do to improve the lending experience for our users. We...
Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Kiva is a finalist in the Chase Community Giving contest and we need your vote to help us win $1 million in funding! Voting is open now and ends on January 22nd.

To vote for Kiva, visit http://bit.ly/8dcnwe. After adding the voting application on Facebook, you will be able to nominate "Kiva Microfunds."


Every day Kiva connects over 3,000 people with more than 700 low-income entrepreneurs around the world. To help us expand our reach and continue doing this, we need your vote on Facebook... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Thank you to Intel for organizing the Small Things Challenge and raising awareness and funding for Kiva! The total impact of the challenge for Kiva was $209,828 in loans and donations and we appreciate this wonderful partnership with Intel to help alleviate poverty around the world.


Check out Intel's Small Things Challenge Kiva lending team! Intel has rallied nearly 500 members who have made 2,314 loans with a collaborative impact of $157,600! Congratulations to everyone involved in this inspiring program. Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Bob Harris, a writer from Los Angeles, became a Kiva lender in January 2009 and just made his 1,050th loan. We were honored to interview Bob to learn more about why he joined Kiva and what he enjoys most about the lending experience.



1. How did you hear about Kiva?

I first heard about Kiva after hearing Premal Shah (President of Kiva) speak at the Tides convention in San Francisco in 2008. At the time, I had just been hired by a luxury travel website to visit and write about some of the wealthiest hotels and... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Kiva has made it to the final round of voting in Project 7’s Grand Giveaway! We have the opportunity to win $15,000 and Kiva is one of three organizations under the contest’s “Build the Future” category. You can vote for Kiva today by clicking here, entering your email address, and then clicking on the "Build" checkbox on the ballot. Voting ends on January 31st!

... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009

Congratulations to Support Resort and their Lending Team ...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Thank you to all of our supporters who voted for Kiva in the Chase Community Giving contest! We reached the list of the top 100 charities and will be awarded $25,000.


We are now eligible for the next round of the contest which will take place from January 15th to January 22nd. The charity receiving the most votes during this period will win $1 million and the top five runners-up will receive $100,000 each.
We will keep the... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Looking for a gift to give to friends to celebrate a special occasion or the holidays? Visit Facebook’s Gift Shop and give Kiva’s virtual piggy bank to your Facebook friends!




Your purchase will help support Kiva’s mission to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Calling all Kiva Lenders in the New York area!


...

Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Support Resort, an outsourced web development and customer support provider, has launched a campaign in which the company will match up to $15,000 in loans made through its Kiva lending team.

...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
By Gerard Niemira

Just a friendly reminder that the Tongal "How Kiva Works" $10,000 video contest deadline is fast approaching. Be sure to submit your video before December 16th. For more information, click here. Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Mary Jaksch from Goodlife Zen and Arvind Devalia from Make it Happen are hosting the "Blog with Heart" Challenge in order to harness the combined power of blogs to help Kiva. It is a wonderful way for bloggers and blog readers to join Kiva's global lending community, which lends to entrepreneurs around the world in an effort to alleviate poverty.

...
Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009




As part of its California Partnership initiative, Chevron Corporation has awarded a one-year $500,000 grant to Kiva to assist with operational needs across the organization. The primary use of the grant will be to expand and improve the Kiva platform to economically empower individuals in the U.S. and around the world.

The partnership came about through mutual participation in the 2009 Women’s Conference where Chevron pledged to match $100,000 in Kiva loans. The partnership has since grown into a grant that will enable Kiva to make much needed investments... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009
Josh and Chuck from HowStuffWorks.com's podcast, Stuff You Should Know, are challenging Stephen Colbert to see who can be the first to raise $100K for Kiva by February 14th. The competition is on between the two lending teams!

Check out Josh and Chuck's video message to Stephen Colbert below.



Who is winning the...
Continue Reading >>

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