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NGO Representatives:
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Christina D.
Jennifer L.

NGO Overview, Mission, and Purpose: What We Are About and Who We Help
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Carlota Adia in El Salvador asking for a loan of $500 to buy a juicer and other supplies to improve her cafe. Kiva has currently raised 60% of her loan.



We are Kiva. "Kiva lenders combat poverty daily by making small loans to borrowers around the world. We believe in fair access to affordable capital for people to improve their own lives. Often only a relatively small amount of money stands in the way of Kiva borrowers and their dreams. Whether it’s a Kenyan farmer who needs $500 in order to double her grain production, or a young Bolivian woman who lacks the $1,500 tuition for nursing school, Kiva lenders provide a hand up to these and countless other borrowers.
Join us and make a loan today."

Ben Group in Mali asking for a loan of $450 to buy tubers to resell in their village.  88% of their loan so far is raised.
Ben Group in Mali asking for a loan of $450 to buy tubers to resell in their village. 88% of their loan so far is raised.

"Bottom Line": How We Make an Impact

We make an impact by providing the necessary finances to support people around the world looking to make a difference. People looking to help borrowers can donate a minimum of $25 and can watch as their borrower makes progress using their funds. Borrowers make requests that will assist in anything from farming to the restaurant business to building homes, and they make an effort to repay their loans back 100%. Loans are paid back 98.99% of the time. The most common types of loans are for retail, agriculture and food; and the countries currently with the most loan requests are Kenya, El Salvador, Philippines and Uganda.


NGO Organization Details and Location: Headquarters and Global Outreach

Jege in Uganda asking for a loan of $575 to buy materials to build a better house for his family and cover tuition cost of his three children. Currently has 13% raised.
Jege in Uganda asking for a loan of $575 to buy materials to build a better house for his family and cover tuition cost of his three children. Currently has 13% raised.


Kiva was founded in 2005 as a nonprofit organization and our headquarters is in San Francisco, California. We currently have 984,840 borrowers and 186 field partners throughout 67 countries. Some of our oldest field partners include: the Youth Self Employment Foundation (YOSEFO) in Tanzania, KREDIT Ltd. in Cambodia, South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) in Samoa and Credituyo in Mexico.

NGO Job Openings: Who, Why, Where, When, and for How Much?



Who: Anyone wishing to make a difference in the lives of others by loaning money.
Why: It's a secure way to help alleviate poverty with a loan payback rate of 98.99%.
Where: Financiers can loan money from their computer to applicants in 67 countries.
When: Whenever you wish to make a loan.
How much: Anywhere from a minimum of $25 to the totality of their remaining amount.

Why You Should Join Us...


People should Kiva (yes, it is a verb) because it is a safe way to make an impact in someone's life while also helping to alleviate poverty. It's only a click away!

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