Blog posts tagged with Kiva Supporters

Jul 7, 2010

Jonathon Stalls and his dog, Kanoa, have completed 132 days and over 1,600 miles so far on their KivaWalk...

Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2010

In the spirit of shared solidarity with small business owners and entrepreneurs worldwide, Kiva has discovered supporters in all types of businesses in the US. Among our Kiva lenders, there are many who run their own businesses- everything from photographers to caterers to plumbers. And so we're excited to spread the word about a free event for small business owners being offered by a Kiva supporter: ... Continue Reading >>
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
Thank you to everyone who has joined Kiva's Blogger List! We greatly appreciate all of your help in spreading the word about Kiva to your readers. To see a list of bloggers on Kiva's Blogger List, please click here.


If you would like to join Kiva's Blogger List, please fill out our online form here.

Thank you for your outreach and commitment to Kiva! Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2010
We are thrilled to announce that Kiva has won a $1 million grant through the Sam's Club Giving Made Simple campaign. The campaign ran from April 8th to May 2nd with over 125,000 Sam’s Club members and associates placing votes for their favorite charities. For more information on the campaign, please click here.

Sharon Orlopp, SVP People, Sam's Club; Matt Flannery, Co-Founder & CEO, Kiva; Brian Cornell, CEO, Sam's Club

Thank you to everyone who supported Kiva throughout the campaign. We... 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
To all members of the Kiva community,

The Twitter "Double Points Days" for the Sam's Club Giving Made Simple competition will take place on Friday, April 16th and Friday, April 30th. This is a wonderful opportunity for ALL members of our community to help Kiva win a $1 million grant from Sam's Club.

If Kiva receives the highest number of contest-related tweets on Friday, April 16th and/or Friday, April 30th, all Sam's Club member votes casted for Kiva that day will be doubled!

When do... 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
Kiva has been chosen as one of four finalists in the Sam’s Club “Giving Made Simple” campaign for a chance to win a $1 million dollar grant.

Only Sam's Club members can vote in this campaign, but we still need the help of all non-Sam's Club members in the Kiva community.

Calling all non-Sam's Club Members to help Kiva!
Only 21 days left!


... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Kiva has been chosen as one of four finalists in the Sam’s Club “Giving Made Simple” competition, for a chance to win a $1 Million dollar grant – but we can only do it with your help and support!

With this grant, Kiva will multiply the impact by 10 by generating approximately $10 Million more in loans from the Internet community, to help 25,000 entrepreneurs in the US and around the world.

How is this possible? Kiva historically generates $10 in loans... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Each borrower profile you see on Kiva has been translated (or edited, if already written in English) by one of over 400 volunteers. Handling around eight thousand loans every month, this team makes an enormous contribution to Kiva. What fuels volunteers’ enthusiasm, and what do we gain from volunteering?

...

Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
EvanCarmichael.com has partnered with bloggers Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki, Darren Rowse, Tim Ferriss, Chris Brogan, Tom Peters, and others to create a line of famous entrepreneur trading cards called “Entrepreneur Heroes” – the profits from the sale of the cards go to support Kiva entrepreneurs in Africa. To purchase your set of cards, please click here.

For this project, 33 business bloggers were asked to pick whom their favorite famous entrepreneurs were and gave reasons why. A trading card was then created for each entrepreneur chosen and includes an artistic picture on the front... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Jonathon Stalls has completed the first month of his KivaWalk cross-country adventure! He wanted to update the Kiva community on his trip, how he is raising awareness about Kiva, and his personal reflections from his journey thus far.


Update from Jonathon Stalls
April 3, 2010


What an adventure!
- Just over ONE month on the road
- Close to 450 miles across Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, & Ohio
- Stayed with 20...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Hey Kiva Supporters! This Thursday, April 1st, one of Kiva's San Francisco-based entrepreneurs will host a Grand Re-Opening. Come out to support Just Awesome! The Board Game Store.

When: 3:30pm – 7pm

Where: 320-328 West Portal Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127

What: Door prizes, game demos, free BBQ from The Dubliner Bar, drink specials, and more!


...
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
CircusPop is kicking things off with Kiva by launching its own lending team – Team Penny Drop – and making a contribution for every token used on Penny Drop, a free social game on Facebook that encourages friends to work together to earn large discounts on products. To get involved, play Penny Drop on Facebook by clicking here. The promotion ends on Monday, March 22nd. 



Penny Drop will frequently update its players about the entrepreneurs it funds, aiming to not only raise capital for new loans, but also demonstrate to potential Kiva lenders how rewarding it is to follow the... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
As an extension of Intuit’s current Love a Local Business program, for every person who joins the Intuit Kiva Lending Team and makes a Kiva loan within 30 days, Intuit will donate $10 to Kiva.org, up to $50,000. This contribution will be used to strengthen the Kiva micro-lending platform and leverage an estimated $500,000 more in small business loans from Kiva’s Internet community.
To ensure that your loan qualifies for the $10 Intuit donation to Kiva,
1) Join Intuit's Lending Team by clicking here.
2) Make a loan within 30 days of joining and be sure to count it towards the... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Kiva has the opportunity to win $200,000 in the Members Project campaign organized by American Express and Take Part. You can vote for Kiva once a week until May 24th!

Please read the steps below to place your vote for Kiva!

Step 1: Click here to visit the Members Project campaign website.

Step 2: Click on the blue "Join Members Project" button on the right-hand side of the page.

Step 3:... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010


We wanted to wish Jonathon Stalls' the best of luck on his KivaWalk cross-country adventure. He will be covering an estimated 3,000 miles from Delaware to San Francisco, CA.


You can follow his trip on his website and learn more about why he is supporting Kiva!

Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
We are looking for bloggers who want to help spread the word about Kiva! We will periodically send you Kiva news and updates that you can share on your blog.

If you are interested in joining Kiva's blogger list, please click here and fill out the short form.

Once a quarter, we will post Kiva's blogger list to our blog as well as our other social media channels. We want to share with others how you are supporting Kiva!

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!
Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
Just Awesome! The Board Game Store, part of the original Kiva US launch, has had a very busy and exciting first year growing their business from the ground up, and now they are looking for a...
Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
Hope Sings™ is the first music organization to use the universality of song and the power of story to raise funds for and awareness of microfinance. By highlighting the stories of individual microfinance recipients, it aims to help people around the world – especially women - lift themselves out of poverty. All net proceeds will be donated to Kiva.org and other participating organizations such as FINCA, ACCION and MicroPlace.


“It came to me on a beach in the Baja that I wanted to be up to something more with my writing. I wanted to have a broad and meaningful impact on... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
Fun Valentine's Day Fact: Over 27,000 couples are Kiva lenders!
Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Looking for a unique gift? Consider purchasing Kiva Gift Certificates for your loved ones this year.

Starting at $25, Kiva gift certificates allow the recipient to make their own loans to entrepreneurs around the world and help alleviate poverty. Your recipient chooses the loans, receives repayments, and can choose to lend again and again!

Email your personalized gift certificate... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Voting for the final round of Project 7’s Grand Giveaway ends this Sunday! Kiva has the opportunity to win $15,000 and 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.


Kiva will use the $15,000 prize initially to fund approximately 50 loans of about $300 each to global entrepreneurs. All repayments made from these loans would then become donations to Kiva’s general operating expenses. For every $1 in... Continue Reading >>

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Blog posts tagged with Kiva Supporters

Jul 7, 2010

Jonathon Stalls and his dog, Kanoa, have completed 132 days and over 1,600 miles so far on their KivaWalk...

Continue Reading >>
Jun 6, 2010

In the spirit of shared solidarity with small business owners and entrepreneurs worldwide, Kiva has discovered supporters in all types of businesses in the US. Among our Kiva lenders, there are many who run their own businesses- everything from photographers to caterers to plumbers. And so we're excited to spread the word about a free event for small business owners being offered by a Kiva supporter: ... Continue Reading >>
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
Thank you to everyone who has joined Kiva's Blogger List! We greatly appreciate all of your help in spreading the word about Kiva to your readers. To see a list of bloggers on Kiva's Blogger List, please click here.


If you would like to join Kiva's Blogger List, please fill out our online form here.

Thank you for your outreach and commitment to Kiva! Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2010
We are thrilled to announce that Kiva has won a $1 million grant through the Sam's Club Giving Made Simple campaign. The campaign ran from April 8th to May 2nd with over 125,000 Sam’s Club members and associates placing votes for their favorite charities. For more information on the campaign, please click here.

Sharon Orlopp, SVP People, Sam's Club; Matt Flannery, Co-Founder & CEO, Kiva; Brian Cornell, CEO, Sam's Club

Thank you to everyone who supported Kiva throughout the campaign. We... 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
To all members of the Kiva community,

The Twitter "Double Points Days" for the Sam's Club Giving Made Simple competition will take place on Friday, April 16th and Friday, April 30th. This is a wonderful opportunity for ALL members of our community to help Kiva win a $1 million grant from Sam's Club.

If Kiva receives the highest number of contest-related tweets on Friday, April 16th and/or Friday, April 30th, all Sam's Club member votes casted for Kiva that day will be doubled!

When do... 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
Kiva has been chosen as one of four finalists in the Sam’s Club “Giving Made Simple” campaign for a chance to win a $1 million dollar grant.

Only Sam's Club members can vote in this campaign, but we still need the help of all non-Sam's Club members in the Kiva community.

Calling all non-Sam's Club Members to help Kiva!
Only 21 days left!


... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Kiva has been chosen as one of four finalists in the Sam’s Club “Giving Made Simple” competition, for a chance to win a $1 Million dollar grant – but we can only do it with your help and support!

With this grant, Kiva will multiply the impact by 10 by generating approximately $10 Million more in loans from the Internet community, to help 25,000 entrepreneurs in the US and around the world.

How is this possible? Kiva historically generates $10 in loans... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Each borrower profile you see on Kiva has been translated (or edited, if already written in English) by one of over 400 volunteers. Handling around eight thousand loans every month, this team makes an enormous contribution to Kiva. What fuels volunteers’ enthusiasm, and what do we gain from volunteering?

...

Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
EvanCarmichael.com has partnered with bloggers Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki, Darren Rowse, Tim Ferriss, Chris Brogan, Tom Peters, and others to create a line of famous entrepreneur trading cards called “Entrepreneur Heroes” – the profits from the sale of the cards go to support Kiva entrepreneurs in Africa. To purchase your set of cards, please click here.

For this project, 33 business bloggers were asked to pick whom their favorite famous entrepreneurs were and gave reasons why. A trading card was then created for each entrepreneur chosen and includes an artistic picture on the front... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2010
Jonathon Stalls has completed the first month of his KivaWalk cross-country adventure! He wanted to update the Kiva community on his trip, how he is raising awareness about Kiva, and his personal reflections from his journey thus far.


Update from Jonathon Stalls
April 3, 2010


What an adventure!
- Just over ONE month on the road
- Close to 450 miles across Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, & Ohio
- Stayed with 20...
Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Hey Kiva Supporters! This Thursday, April 1st, one of Kiva's San Francisco-based entrepreneurs will host a Grand Re-Opening. Come out to support Just Awesome! The Board Game Store.

When: 3:30pm – 7pm

Where: 320-328 West Portal Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127

What: Door prizes, game demos, free BBQ from The Dubliner Bar, drink specials, and more!


...
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
CircusPop is kicking things off with Kiva by launching its own lending team – Team Penny Drop – and making a contribution for every token used on Penny Drop, a free social game on Facebook that encourages friends to work together to earn large discounts on products. To get involved, play Penny Drop on Facebook by clicking here. The promotion ends on Monday, March 22nd. 



Penny Drop will frequently update its players about the entrepreneurs it funds, aiming to not only raise capital for new loans, but also demonstrate to potential Kiva lenders how rewarding it is to follow the... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
As an extension of Intuit’s current Love a Local Business program, for every person who joins the Intuit Kiva Lending Team and makes a Kiva loan within 30 days, Intuit will donate $10 to Kiva.org, up to $50,000. This contribution will be used to strengthen the Kiva micro-lending platform and leverage an estimated $500,000 more in small business loans from Kiva’s Internet community.
To ensure that your loan qualifies for the $10 Intuit donation to Kiva,
1) Join Intuit's Lending Team by clicking here.
2) Make a loan within 30 days of joining and be sure to count it towards the... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010
Kiva has the opportunity to win $200,000 in the Members Project campaign organized by American Express and Take Part. You can vote for Kiva once a week until May 24th!

Please read the steps below to place your vote for Kiva!

Step 1: Click here to visit the Members Project campaign website.

Step 2: Click on the blue "Join Members Project" button on the right-hand side of the page.

Step 3:... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2010


We wanted to wish Jonathon Stalls' the best of luck on his KivaWalk cross-country adventure. He will be covering an estimated 3,000 miles from Delaware to San Francisco, CA.


You can follow his trip on his website and learn more about why he is supporting Kiva!

Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
We are looking for bloggers who want to help spread the word about Kiva! We will periodically send you Kiva news and updates that you can share on your blog.

If you are interested in joining Kiva's blogger list, please click here and fill out the short form.

Once a quarter, we will post Kiva's blogger list to our blog as well as our other social media channels. We want to share with others how you are supporting Kiva!

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!
Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
Just Awesome! The Board Game Store, part of the original Kiva US launch, has had a very busy and exciting first year growing their business from the ground up, and now they are looking for a...
Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010

We are thrilled to...

Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
Hope Sings™ is the first music organization to use the universality of song and the power of story to raise funds for and awareness of microfinance. By highlighting the stories of individual microfinance recipients, it aims to help people around the world – especially women - lift themselves out of poverty. All net proceeds will be donated to Kiva.org and other participating organizations such as FINCA, ACCION and MicroPlace.


“It came to me on a beach in the Baja that I wanted to be up to something more with my writing. I wanted to have a broad and meaningful impact on... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2010
Fun Valentine's Day Fact: Over 27,000 couples are Kiva lenders!
Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Looking for a unique gift? Consider purchasing Kiva Gift Certificates for your loved ones this year.

Starting at $25, Kiva gift certificates allow the recipient to make their own loans to entrepreneurs around the world and help alleviate poverty. Your recipient chooses the loans, receives repayments, and can choose to lend again and again!

Email your personalized gift certificate... Continue Reading >>
Jan 1, 2010
Voting for the final round of Project 7’s Grand Giveaway ends this Sunday! Kiva has the opportunity to win $15,000 and 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.


Kiva will use the $15,000 prize initially to fund approximately 50 loans of about $300 each to global entrepreneurs. All repayments made from these loans would then become donations to Kiva’s general operating expenses. For every $1 in... Continue Reading >>

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