Blog posts tagged with solar

Sep 9, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Kiva is proud and excited to present to our lender community a new partnership with NOTS Lampe Solaire, bringing safe and affordable solar lamps to underserved populations across Mali! 
 
Since gaining its independence in 1960, Mali has been blighted by decades of droughts, rebellions and political instability that have left the country drained of its resources and desperately lacking in basic infrastructure. Today, more than half of the population lives below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day, while over 10 million Malians lack access...
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Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Earth Day is this Monday! What will you be doing to celebrate and protect the earth?

Did you know you can use Kiva to do your part for the planet? By lending to help people afford clean energy, switch to organic farming practices and more, you can make the world a better place in several ways at once!

Developing countries are industrializing fast -- but we don’t have to choose between creating opportunity and preserving the environment. By financing the right technology for the people who need it most, we can do both.

On Monday,... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
When Kiva first decided to branch into loans for clean energy and green technologies, we discovered a wealth of prospective partners offering products designed for the poor. We've been thrilled to partner with a handful already, including EarthSpark International in Haiti, Solar Sister, IluMexico and more. Now we're growing that portfolio even more by launching with UpEnergy, a social enterprise working to make clean energy accessible in Uganda, Rwanda and Central America.

Founded in 2010, UpEnergy is focused on expanding access to clean and energy-efficient cookstoves in... Continue Reading >>

Blog posts tagged with solar

Sep 9, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Kiva is proud and excited to present to our lender community a new partnership with NOTS Lampe Solaire, bringing safe and affordable solar lamps to underserved populations across Mali! 
 
Since gaining its independence in 1960, Mali has been blighted by decades of droughts, rebellions and political instability that have left the country drained of its resources and desperately lacking in basic infrastructure. Today, more than half of the population lives below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day, while over 10 million Malians lack access...
Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Earth Day is this Monday! What will you be doing to celebrate and protect the earth?

Did you know you can use Kiva to do your part for the planet? By lending to help people afford clean energy, switch to organic farming practices and more, you can make the world a better place in several ways at once!

Developing countries are industrializing fast -- but we don’t have to choose between creating opportunity and preserving the environment. By financing the right technology for the people who need it most, we can do both.

On Monday,... Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
When Kiva first decided to branch into loans for clean energy and green technologies, we discovered a wealth of prospective partners offering products designed for the poor. We've been thrilled to partner with a handful already, including EarthSpark International in Haiti, Solar Sister, IluMexico and more. Now we're growing that portfolio even more by launching with UpEnergy, a social enterprise working to make clean energy accessible in Uganda, Rwanda and Central America.

Founded in 2010, UpEnergy is focused on expanding access to clean and energy-efficient cookstoves in... Continue Reading >>