Kiva Blog Updates

Nov 6, 2018 JO Jordan

In today's busy world, a simple act of kindness from a stranger can go a long way. For Kiva lender Elisabeth, her act of kindness changed the lives of 3 families in Guatemala and her own.

Elisabeth was first intrigued by the idea of lending in 2007, after seeing a story about Kiva on TV. After making 5 loans, she picked the Las Gemelas group in Guatemala, lending to a woman named Paulina, who was working to improve the lives of her twin girls, Candy and Maria. A picture of those 2 little girls donning bright red shirts touched Elizabeth's heart so much that she decided to...

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