Born and raised in California, Eileen loves to travel and incorporate volunteerism and charitable giving into the communities she visits. She joined a team of Global Volunteers 10 years ago to live and work in Tanzania, teaching computer literacy to high school students. She has returned every year since. This love of Africa has led her to found her own small nonprofit, Resources To Africa, with the mission to provide educational resources to schools in Tanzania. Eileen also loves movies, stand up comedy and hiking the hills of the Bay Area.

Kiva Blog Updates

May 19, 2016 KV Kiva HQ

Kiva relies on an enormous network of volunteers to help review and translate loans that come in from our partners in one of the five key Kiva languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese or Russian). Each borrower has a different story to tell, and Kiva’s Review and Translation Program (RTP) connects each story with Kiva volunteers in order to communicate to the rest of the world.

Today, our RTP volunteers edit and translate about 15,000 loans each month...

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