Blog posts tagged with Kiva Supporters

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
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
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 email the following information to kivacommunity@gmail.com:
Name
Email Address
Blog Name, URL, and Subject
Twitter Name

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... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009

Congratulations to everyone who placed in the Kiva Instructional Video Competition hosted by Tongal! We were very impressed with the entries and had our work cut out for us last week when we sat down to judge over...

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
Kiva Gift Certificates are one of the most unique holiday gifts you can give. They're perfect for family, friends, and coworkers. And a Kiva Gift is a great last minute gift idea for those far way.



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! It is a one-of-a-kind gift that keeps on giving.

Spread 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
Here are a few reminders of how you can use Kiva to help turn the dreams of entrepreneurs around the world into reality this holiday season:

1. Lend!
2. Buy Kiva Gift Certificates
3. Shop for support at Nau.com
4. Donate to Kiva(The 2009 Tax Year for charitable donations is closing fast!)
5. Support Kiva's Cause on Facebook or get your Facebook friends a virtual Kiva piggy bank
6. Help Kiva Win $1 Million on Facebook With Chase Community Giving
Kiva has the opportunity to win over $1,000,000 with the collective participation of our community!... 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 >>
Nov 11, 2009
Long-time Kiva supporter Nau is launching a sale from today to December 6th to benefit its Partners for Change (of which Kiva is one!). During that time they'll be donating 10% to their Partners for Change (up from the usual 2%).

Use the promo code "GIVE" to get 30% off merino wool and wool sweaters (for men and women).

When you check out, be sure to let Nau know that you'd like to support Kiva as part of your purchase and Nau will donate 10% to Kiva!

Shop for support at Nau.com.
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
Yes you can! Trey Ratcliff, creator of photography blog www.StuckInCustoms.com, will be donating a percentage of all profits from his new book, “A World in HDR,” to Kiva. His book is about a new style of photography called High Dynamic Range (HDR) and hits stores in December. Learn more about “A World in HDR” here.



Thank you to Trey for this partnership with Kiva...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
Hi Kiva Friends!

Who (or what) has made a lasting impression on you? Please take a couple of seconds and share your answer by visiting www.barefootwineimpression.com or post on Twitter and include the “#impression” hashtag.



For each “impression” you share, $1 is being donated to Kiva by Barefoot Wine who is celebrating the release of its limited edition Barefoot Impression red...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Tongal.com to sponsor a $10,000 video contest. The goal of the contest is to create an inspiring video that explains how the Kiva loan process works. Videos should not only serve as a tutorial but as...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009


Kiva has the opportunity to win over $1,000,000 with the collective participation of our community! To nominate Kiva,
vote here and search for Kiva Microfunds.

All votes made between now and December 11th will help us reach the contest’s top 100 charities list ($25,000 prize) and we can then go onto the next round.

Please vote today and share news about the... Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009
Kiva is excited to announce that we have been chosen as Bluetooth’s charity partner in their Sharing4Caring campaign.  Bluetooth will donate up to $25,000 to Kiva for every person that clicks on the Facebook connect link... Continue Reading >>
Sep 9, 2009
Every year, Sabre Holdings/Travelocity hosts a global Give Together week to encourage employees to be a force of positive change in the communities where they live and work.  Since its inception in 2000, the Give Together program has raised $12 million USD through employee contributions, fundraisers, and corporate matching.  Sabre offices all over the world will host a variety of activities and...
Continue Reading >>
Sep 9, 2009

Over the last year we have all been hearing about the impact of the recession around the globe.  It does not just affect big retailers and multinational corporations, but also small retailers working with producer communities and artisans.  Some of these retailers are cancelling orders, resulting in an inventory build up for many fair trade producer groups.  Last year, our friends Priya Haji and Robert Chatwani launched WorldofGood.com, an online, ...

Continue Reading >>
Aug 8, 2009

We need your help out there!

Friday is the last day of the Wells Fargo RSI Challenge. Wells Fargo will donate $1 to Kiva (up to $25k) for each person who gets his or her Retire Secure Index (RSI) score. So far nearly 2000 of you have done so, but we know we can do better.

It's simple and takes less than a minute.

If you haven’t already, all you have to do is go here and click on the link to answer nine easy questions about how you save and when you plan to retire. The RSI calculator will give you a score that helps you understand how ready you are... Continue Reading >>

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Blog posts tagged with Kiva Supporters

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
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
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 email the following information to kivacommunity@gmail.com:
Name
Email Address
Blog Name, URL, and Subject
Twitter Name

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... Continue Reading >>
Dec 12, 2009

Congratulations to everyone who placed in the Kiva Instructional Video Competition hosted by Tongal! We were very impressed with the entries and had our work cut out for us last week when we sat down to judge over...

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
Kiva Gift Certificates are one of the most unique holiday gifts you can give. They're perfect for family, friends, and coworkers. And a Kiva Gift is a great last minute gift idea for those far way.



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! It is a one-of-a-kind gift that keeps on giving.

Spread 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
Here are a few reminders of how you can use Kiva to help turn the dreams of entrepreneurs around the world into reality this holiday season:

1. Lend!
2. Buy Kiva Gift Certificates
3. Shop for support at Nau.com
4. Donate to Kiva(The 2009 Tax Year for charitable donations is closing fast!)
5. Support Kiva's Cause on Facebook or get your Facebook friends a virtual Kiva piggy bank
6. Help Kiva Win $1 Million on Facebook With Chase Community Giving
Kiva has the opportunity to win over $1,000,000 with the collective participation of our community!... 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 >>
Nov 11, 2009
Long-time Kiva supporter Nau is launching a sale from today to December 6th to benefit its Partners for Change (of which Kiva is one!). During that time they'll be donating 10% to their Partners for Change (up from the usual 2%).

Use the promo code "GIVE" to get 30% off merino wool and wool sweaters (for men and women).

When you check out, be sure to let Nau know that you'd like to support Kiva as part of your purchase and Nau will donate 10% to Kiva!

Shop for support at Nau.com.
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
Yes you can! Trey Ratcliff, creator of photography blog www.StuckInCustoms.com, will be donating a percentage of all profits from his new book, “A World in HDR,” to Kiva. His book is about a new style of photography called High Dynamic Range (HDR) and hits stores in December. Learn more about “A World in HDR” here.



Thank you to Trey for this partnership with Kiva...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
Hi Kiva Friends!

Who (or what) has made a lasting impression on you? Please take a couple of seconds and share your answer by visiting www.barefootwineimpression.com or post on Twitter and include the “#impression” hashtag.



For each “impression” you share, $1 is being donated to Kiva by Barefoot Wine who is celebrating the release of its limited edition Barefoot Impression red...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009
By Chelsa Bocci
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Tongal.com to sponsor a $10,000 video contest. The goal of the contest is to create an inspiring video that explains how the Kiva loan process works. Videos should not only serve as a tutorial but as...
Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2009


Kiva has the opportunity to win over $1,000,000 with the collective participation of our community! To nominate Kiva,
vote here and search for Kiva Microfunds.

All votes made between now and December 11th will help us reach the contest’s top 100 charities list ($25,000 prize) and we can then go onto the next round.

Please vote today and share news about the... Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2009
Kiva is excited to announce that we have been chosen as Bluetooth’s charity partner in their Sharing4Caring campaign.  Bluetooth will donate up to $25,000 to Kiva for every person that clicks on the Facebook connect link... Continue Reading >>
Sep 9, 2009
Every year, Sabre Holdings/Travelocity hosts a global Give Together week to encourage employees to be a force of positive change in the communities where they live and work.  Since its inception in 2000, the Give Together program has raised $12 million USD through employee contributions, fundraisers, and corporate matching.  Sabre offices all over the world will host a variety of activities and...
Continue Reading >>
Sep 9, 2009

Over the last year we have all been hearing about the impact of the recession around the globe.  It does not just affect big retailers and multinational corporations, but also small retailers working with producer communities and artisans.  Some of these retailers are cancelling orders, resulting in an inventory build up for many fair trade producer groups.  Last year, our friends Priya Haji and Robert Chatwani launched WorldofGood.com, an online, ...

Continue Reading >>
Aug 8, 2009

We need your help out there!

Friday is the last day of the Wells Fargo RSI Challenge. Wells Fargo will donate $1 to Kiva (up to $25k) for each person who gets his or her Retire Secure Index (RSI) score. So far nearly 2000 of you have done so, but we know we can do better.

It's simple and takes less than a minute.

If you haven’t already, all you have to do is go here and click on the link to answer nine easy questions about how you save and when you plan to retire. The RSI calculator will give you a score that helps you understand how ready you are... Continue Reading >>

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