Mollie Casper

Kiva Blog Updates

Nov 1, 2010
The 2011 Kiva Calendar is now available for pre-order!

For the fourth year in a row, the lending community at has come together to produce an annual calendar, featuring photos of Kiva entrepreneurs as well as... Continue Reading >>
Oct 26, 2010
Welcome to California, Jonathon!

With over 220 days on the road, more than 2,800 miles traveled, and less than three weeks until his final walk into San Francisco, Jonathon crossed the California/Nevada border last week on his KivaWalk adventure across the country.

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Sep 30, 2010 KV Kiva HQ
Calling all Kiva Lenders in the Bay Area!

Mark your calendars - Kiva is reaching a major milestone this October! We are celebrating five years of empowering people to lift themselves out of poverty through micro-loans, with over $150 million lent to nearly 400,000 entrepreneurs all over the globe by Kiva users! This is something to be very proud of and we're planning a special event in celebration.

We've reserved the Yerba Buena Center for the...
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Sep 9, 2010
Jonathon Stalls and his dog, Kanoa, have completed 173 days and over 2,100 miles so far on their KivaWalk across the country! Jonathon wanted to share more about his adventure with the Kiva community and wanted to encourage his supporters to join him for his final miles walking into San Francisco in the next few months!

Update from Jonathon Stalls in his own words:

With over 2,100 miles on-foot...
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Sep 2, 2010
The first ever Run4Kiva was held last Sunday, August 29th in New York and was a huge success! The members of the Kiva New York lending team wanted to update the rest of the Kiva community on the event:

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first Run4Kiva 5K in New York this past Sunday!

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Aug 25, 2010
The First Annual Run4Kiva is being held this Sunday, August 29, at Prospect Park in Brookyln, New York. Come join the Kiva New York lending team along with the Brooklyn Road Runners Club as they raise funds for Kiva loans.

Not in the New York area? You can still be a part of this event by signing... Continue Reading >>
Aug 18, 2010
On August 21, Keara Haldeman, a teen from Menlo Park, California, will be hosting a birthday celebration for more than 100 friends as a way to raise money to provide loans to the world's poor through Kiva. The pool party will include typical teenager party favorite, such as tacos, sodas, and a DJ playing dance music, but instead of the extravagant outfits and presents, Keara has asked guests to donate between five and... Continue Reading >>
Jul 26, 2010 KV Kiva HQ
Kiva wants to send a big THANK YOU to the Hub SoMa for hosting the Kiva Social on July 15th! We had a great send off for our 37 Kiva Fellows who are embarking on adventures all over the world to promote Kiva's mission and to work with Kiva's Field Partners.


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Jul 21, 2010 KV Kiva HQ
Calling all Kiva supporters in the New York Area!

Join the ...
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Jul 14, 2010
Congratulations to the members of the Team Europe Lending Team for recently reaching $1 Million in Loans!
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