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Helping our lenders spread the word about Kiva is important for us to reach even more people! Whether it's in person or online, it's you that makes Kiva grow. For each user that shares Kiva through one of their social networks, we get three new visitors to our website. We've now added a new way to share Kiva by adding a button to share your loan on Google+. Make a loan and try it out!
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FAQs on Contact Page
Kiva receives over 3,000 messages a month via our Contact Us form. Each case is read by one of our hard-working Community Support team members and receives a personal reply.
Now, after our recent update, people seeking help are presented with a list of Frequently Asked Questions related to various topics in the Contact Us form, in case any of these answers address their questions. We hope this will allow some people to find... Continue Reading >>
With yesterday's release of new changes to the Kiva website, we’re excited to introduce a new dashboard to your Kiva Portfolio page. Our hope is that this new dashboard will be an easy way to visualize the impact you’re making on Kiva -- through loans, donations, invitations, lending teams, global reach, etc.
Industry wide it’s no secret that mobile devices will represent a significant portion of computer usage in the near future. Even today nearly 9% of Kiva’s traffic comes from smartphones, and we’ve seen these numbers grow steadily year over year. This is great news for Kiva, as it shows people are interested in making loans on their mobile phones. But we also know that we could be doing a better job helping visitors find a borrower they want to support and complete the checkout process. Looking at our mobile data we’ve noticed that visitors with mobile... Continue Reading >>
Social Share Buttons
We've made sharing great loans with your networks even easier by adding social share buttons to loan profile pages. Now you can share borrower stories easily on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Loan Wish List
Have you seen a great loan you want to remember? You... Continue Reading >>
Mobile-optimized checkout flow
We've optimized several pages on the site to make it easier to check out on your phone or tablet. Currently, these include the login and registration pages and the basket pages when you're making a loan. If you use Kiva through a third-party mobile app, you can now check out without any zooming! More page upgrades are coming, so stay tuned!... Continue Reading >>