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In 2010, Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake that weakened the economy and left half the population without employment. More than four years later, Haiti continues to rebuild and jobs remain scarce.
Now you can play a role in creating sustainable, long-term recovery in Haiti through Kiva.
Kiva and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus are teaming up with Kreyòl Essence, a social business, to create hundreds of long-term, quality jobs for Haitian women and small shareholder farmers through a record-breaking Kiva loan. Learn more about the loan in the video below:... Continue Reading >>
Kiva fathers show their dedication to family each day through their hard work and love. This Father’s Day we wanted to highlight three Kiva dads committed to making life better for their families.
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Updated April 9, 2014
On April 7, an internet-wide security vulnerability was reported for OpenSSL, the software used to encrypt web communications on the majority of e-commerce sites. You can find out more about this bug, called Heartbleed, at the Wall Street Journal, CNET and the Guardian...
Along the way, I&P is carving out a unique niche for itself in the world of small and medium enterprise loans. The investment group will only work with African businesses that have a record of outstanding social and environmental impact. It also requires businesses meet a set of strict criteria, including no use of child labor, implementing anti-discrimination policies, managing... Continue Reading >>
When we invest in women, communities are healthier and safer. Fewer people are malnourished, education is prioritized and incomes increase across the board.
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As we continue to spotlight the diverse and vibrant groups that make up the Kiva community, we sat down with Kiva President Premal Shah to get his thoughts on the ever-expanding Kiva-verse.... Continue Reading >>
Happy Valentine’s Day from Kiva! To show our un-defaulting love for you, Kiva created five fun and fabulous KIVAlentines for all our crush-worthy lenders. Share the Kiva Love today with your sweetheart, your friends or your fellow lenders! And remember, with Kiva you are never a loan on Valentine’s Day.... Continue Reading >>