Kiva blog posts

Instead of finding jobs, Allan created them in Oakland, CA

El Patio Café started as Allan's dream and became a hub for community growth.

The massive opportunity of global financial inclusion

We often talk about the need for global financial inclusion - but we rarely talk about the opportunity it presents.

Employee spotlight: Amit Pansare

Amit Pansare is a senior engineer and software developer at Kiva. He’s been at the company for nearly 5 years altogether and continues to demonstrate his Kiva passion every day!

Higher impact: Crises in Nicaragua

Our next installment comes from our Investment Manager for the Latin America and Caribbean region, Wesley Schrock.

Kiva borrowers to thriving business people: The food edition

Chocolate, pies and Turkish delight -- oh my!

The promise of internet in developing countries

For decades, the internet hasn’t broadly reached the developing world. What happens now that it finally is?

Stanford Social Innovation Review publishes case study on Kiva

Get an in-depth understanding of Kiva's 10+ years of experience and how it influences where we're headed in the future.

Kiva's next frontier: Kiva Protocol

We are excited to announce the launch of Africa’s first blockchain and decentralized identity platform developed with the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. 

With Arahama’s loan in Mali, this change is a joy!

Arahama gained a lot of independence since she got the loan. She can now provide quality education for her children, creating positive vibes in the house. 

Lender spotlight: 12-year-old raises $400 for Kiva

A bake sale, a Jewish coming-of-age ceremony, and a massive Kiva loan fund: how Hewett Polliack impressed the big bosses at Kiva.


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