By Frederic Billou, KF13, Benin
You never forget your first (Kiva) time
I funded my first loan on Kiva in the very early days, back on April 13, 2005 in fact. I remember like it was yesterday the first time I received a repayment for that very first loan. Sitting at my desk in San Francisco, I paused for a second to try and measure what had just happened: money was flowing from San Francisco to Kenya, and then back to San Francisco, from the comfort of my office.
I also remember the day that first loan was fully paid back. Since I had financed the...Continue Reading >>