Blog posts tagged with philadelphia

Aug 8, 2015 KV Kiva HQ

Tariq was just 17 when his life was changed forever in a violent car crash. He was paralyzed in the accident, lost the use of his legs and had to relearn how to do everyday tasks. Following the accident, Tariq had a new perspective on life.

“The accident changed my life. I had to overcome a lot of obstacles. I had to learn to even eat,” he said. “I had a whole new take on life and people.”

So in 2012, he started the Mangum Foundation that focuses on outreach programs for youth, disabled veterans and homeless people. The foundation’s programs include a self-... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2015 KV Kiva HQ

“While I was repairing my inner self I was able to at least look better, and that made me…regain my confidence," says Toya. Read her story at Kiva's Medium page> Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2013 KV Kiva HQ

This blog post was written with the help of Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, Director of Outreach and Program Evaluation at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians.

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians provides practical, nuts-and-bolts business guidance to entrepreneurs from around the world – as well as those who grew...

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Blog posts tagged with philadelphia

Aug 8, 2015 KV Kiva HQ

Tariq was just 17 when his life was changed forever in a violent car crash. He was paralyzed in the accident, lost the use of his legs and had to relearn how to do everyday tasks. Following the accident, Tariq had a new perspective on life.

“The accident changed my life. I had to overcome a lot of obstacles. I had to learn to even eat,” he said. “I had a whole new take on life and people.”

So in 2012, he started the Mangum Foundation that focuses on outreach programs for youth, disabled veterans and homeless people. The foundation’s programs include a self-... Continue Reading >>
Mar 3, 2015 KV Kiva HQ

“While I was repairing my inner self I was able to at least look better, and that made me…regain my confidence," says Toya. Read her story at Kiva's Medium page> Continue Reading >>
Nov 11, 2013 KV Kiva HQ

This blog post was written with the help of Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, Director of Outreach and Program Evaluation at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians.

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians provides practical, nuts-and-bolts business guidance to entrepreneurs from around the world – as well as those who grew...

Continue Reading >>
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