Adam Guarneri

Raised in Marin County, Adam is a recent graduate from Occidental College, where he majored in Diplomacy and World Affairs. In his time at college, Adam studied abroad at the United Nations in Geneva for a summer, wrote his senior thesis on large-scale land acquisitions in Mozambique, and was a member of Occidental's Impact Fund, which put $3000 towards multiple Kiva loans. Currently, Adam works part time as Communications Coordinator for Jazz in the Neighborhood, a local non-profit thats mission is to provide Bay Area jazz artists a guaranteed salary for performances, and mentor young aspiring jazz musicians. Both Adam's work at school and abroad confirmed his interest in international development and sustainability, and he is excited to be joining Kiva as a Community Support Intern. In his free time, Adam enjoys following his Bay Area sports teams, playing basketball, and dining on all the great food San Francisco has to offer.

Kiva Blog Updates

May 12, 2014 IQ Iraq

Nazira, an Iraqi widow and persistent entrepreneur, embodies the term ‘self-made.’


Continue Reading >>
Mar 21, 2014 KV Kiva HQ
Whether you are relaxing on idyllic beaches, visiting friends or traveling for service projects. spring break can take on many forms. But one thing no spring break should be without is a good read. Check out these great book recommendations to take with you to the beach, or to the couch. What better way to spend the break than learning something new?
The International Bank of Bob: Connecting Our Worlds One Kiva Loan at a Time, Bob Harris
American TV writer, TV and radio personality, and political humorist...
Continue Reading >>
Feb 20, 2014 GO Global Update
Forget the Olympics, the real team excitement is going down on Kiva and you don’t have to wait four years to be a part of it. 
Kiva Lending Teams are a great way for people to share their passion for lending and supporting borrowers around the world. They're also a great way to connect with other lenders via a similar interest, hobby, or even sense of humor.
Here are seven incredible, tight-knit Kiva lending communities that need to be on your radar. If you like what you see, you can sign up...
Continue Reading >>