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Behind the Scenes… The Trilogy: Training 23 Kiva Agents

Weaving, Women, and Justice in Guatemala

Today in Guatemala's Supreme Court, closing arguments are being delivered in the trial of former head of state, Efraín Ríos Montt on the accusations of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Microfinance 101: Guatemala Video Lessons "From the Field to the Classroom" [VIDEOS]

 
 
Last year, I served as a substitute teacher in my hometown of Minnetonka, Minnesota. 

Extenuating circumstances: Lending in conflict zones

In a region where instability and uncertainty are a hindrance to typical profit-driven investment, Kiva's social-impact focus provides capital for those in need. 

How Kiva restored my belief in humanity

There are millions of good people all over the world who genuinely care about others and want to make the world a better place - and Kiva puts that care into action.

Microfinance in Timor-Leste: Why KIF is travelling 8 hours to reach borrowers

Most of Timor still lack access to basic financial services and KIF fills a vital role in closing that margin. With 22 total branches, KIF has a footprint in every district, one of the few local organizations that cover the breadth of the country.

How Kiva lenders are creating jobs in northern Ghana

Everyone who becomes a borrower through iDE Ghana’s Sama Sama Toilet program wants to buy a toilet structure - the very first toilet to ever grace their home. Amazingly, 100% of these borrowers have gotten funded by Kiva lenders, a fantastic statistic!

How microfinance helps Filipino women entrepreneurs thrive

Cecilia started in a group loan and due to her business skills and good repayment history, she was able to transition to an individual loan over time. Being a member of NWTF has allowed her to increase the volume of fish that she sells and to exponentially grow her business! 

The ripple effects of clean water

By lending to Impact Water’s customers, you are contributing to a greener environment and healthier Ugandan students.

Why you should invest in northern Nigerian smallholder farmers

Affordable credit is helping to revolutionize northern Nigerian smallholder livelihoods.

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