Blog posts tagged with volunteer of the month

Sep 9, 2014 KV Kiva HQ
Kiva’s loans come in all shapes, sizes and languages. Lucky for us, there’s a team of hard working multilingual volunteers on Kiva’s Review and Translation (RTP) team who make it possible for us to get these loans onto the site!
 
Kiva partners operate in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian) and we rely on an enormous network of volunteers to help review and translate loans so they can be published to our site in English while preserving the original author’s voice and emotion. 

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Sep 9, 2013 KV Kiva HQ

“I love to learn about the borrowers and read their stories. It's heartwarming to think Kiva is making an actual difference in their lives.” -- Renata Wolff

City: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Language: Portuguese, Spanish
Team: Latino Linguists
Time with Kiva: Two years

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
During the two years that Renata has worked with Kiva, she has translated and reviewed over 900 loans. She is... Continue Reading >>
Aug 8, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


Kiva has come up with a respectful way to offer help…Kiva’s model says that people in developing countries are capable of creating their own prosperity...

City: Pheonix, Arizona
Language: English
Team: Loan On Me
Time with Kiva: 10 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
After 10 months as a volunteer editor with Kiva, Amy has reviewed over 3,000 loans! She is an extremely conscientious... Continue Reading >>
Jul 7, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Ann Marie is our Volunteer of the Month for July! She works tirelessly as part of our Review and Translation Program to make loan postings accessible on the Kiva website. Without dedicated volunteers like Ann Marie, we wouldn't be able to help as many borrowers change their lives with small loans.



"Kiva serves a great purpose, introducing us to and letting us fund small businesses. Working with Kiva helps us better understand the borrowers. We translate loans for individuals who often operate out of their homes and rely on this business model for their... Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


‘'It’s amazing to see the other volunteers dedicating themselves to Kiva. I am truly in awe of them and how much they know. I can always draw on them through the forum when I have a question and within seconds people respond!"


City: Minneapolis, United States

Languages: Spanish

Team: Saliendo Adelante

Time with Kiva: 3 years and 5 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
Pam... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


"I think Kiva is doing a great job keeping in touch with the volunteers, given how remote and all over the world we are. They still manage to engage us through events like the holiday marathon and the other forms of communication such as the newsletter."

City: Toronto, Canada

Languages: French, Spanish

Team: Qui Va Bien

Time with Kiva: 1 year and 2 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:

S. Mason... Continue Reading >>

Blog posts tagged with volunteer of the month

Sep 9, 2014 KV Kiva HQ
Kiva’s loans come in all shapes, sizes and languages. Lucky for us, there’s a team of hard working multilingual volunteers on Kiva’s Review and Translation (RTP) team who make it possible for us to get these loans onto the site!
 
Kiva partners operate in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian) and we rely on an enormous network of volunteers to help review and translate loans so they can be published to our site in English while preserving the original author’s voice and emotion. 

...
Continue Reading >>
Sep 9, 2013 KV Kiva HQ

“I love to learn about the borrowers and read their stories. It's heartwarming to think Kiva is making an actual difference in their lives.” -- Renata Wolff

City: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Language: Portuguese, Spanish
Team: Latino Linguists
Time with Kiva: Two years

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
During the two years that Renata has worked with Kiva, she has translated and reviewed over 900 loans. She is... Continue Reading >>
Aug 8, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


Kiva has come up with a respectful way to offer help…Kiva’s model says that people in developing countries are capable of creating their own prosperity...

City: Pheonix, Arizona
Language: English
Team: Loan On Me
Time with Kiva: 10 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
After 10 months as a volunteer editor with Kiva, Amy has reviewed over 3,000 loans! She is an extremely conscientious... Continue Reading >>
Jul 7, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Ann Marie is our Volunteer of the Month for July! She works tirelessly as part of our Review and Translation Program to make loan postings accessible on the Kiva website. Without dedicated volunteers like Ann Marie, we wouldn't be able to help as many borrowers change their lives with small loans.



"Kiva serves a great purpose, introducing us to and letting us fund small businesses. Working with Kiva helps us better understand the borrowers. We translate loans for individuals who often operate out of their homes and rely on this business model for their... Continue Reading >>
May 5, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


‘'It’s amazing to see the other volunteers dedicating themselves to Kiva. I am truly in awe of them and how much they know. I can always draw on them through the forum when I have a question and within seconds people respond!"


City: Minneapolis, United States

Languages: Spanish

Team: Saliendo Adelante

Time with Kiva: 3 years and 5 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:
Pam... Continue Reading >>
Feb 2, 2013 KV Kiva HQ


"I think Kiva is doing a great job keeping in touch with the volunteers, given how remote and all over the world we are. They still manage to engage us through events like the holiday marathon and the other forms of communication such as the newsletter."

City: Toronto, Canada

Languages: French, Spanish

Team: Qui Va Bien

Time with Kiva: 1 year and 2 months

Outstanding contributions to Kiva:

S. Mason... Continue Reading >>