Christine Ness

Kiva Blog Updates

Sep 19, 2011 KV Kiva HQ
This month’s Passport Series focuses on Lebanon! Lebanon is a country with stunning mountain scenery, a beautiful Mediterranean climate, and a highly diverse population. Follow us throughout the month of September as we learn about Lebanon’s background, its microfinance sector, and Kiva’s presence within its borders.

Lebanon has both the highest level of cultivable land and the most reliable rainfall in the Arab World. The country’s potential for a booming agricultural industry has remained somewhat untapped, however, due to the decades of conflict the...
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Sep 5, 2011 KV Kiva HQ
This month’s Passport Series focuses on Lebanon! Lebanon is a country with stunning mountain scenery, a beautiful Mediterranean climate, and a highly diverse population. Follow us throughout the month of September as we learn about Lebanon’s background, its microfinance sector, and Kiva’s presence within its borders.

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Aug 24, 2011 KV Kiva HQ



In-office Kiva volunteers are now eligible to receive awards issued by The President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, in recognition of their commitment to public service!

The Council was established in 2003 to acknowledge the valuable contributions volunteers are...
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Aug 9, 2011 KV Kiva HQ

What does Money + Meaning = ? Now in its fourth year, SOCAP is the premiere global conference celebrating a new form of capitalism that recognizes our ability to direct the power and efficiency of market systems toward social impact. Kiva has joined forces with SOCAP in anticipation of this year's exciting conference, scheduled for September 6-9 in San Francisco!

SOCAP11 will gather global innovators - investors, foundations, institutions and social entrepreneurs - to build the market at the intersection of money and meaning. Attendees will join 200+ panelists for 3 full... Continue Reading >>

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