Supporting Solar in Nigeria

In many parts of Africa, people who never had telephones are going straight to mobile phones. The cell towers are easier to install, better technology, and thus many communities are jumping straight to cellphones–skipping landlines entirely. For some communities, something…

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November’s Loan: Sengey the Nurse

Sengey is from Cambodia, in South-East Asia, and comes from a family of rice farmers. She is the first in her family to attend college, and is in nursing school with the dream of opening her own clinic. Her loan…

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October Kiva Loan: Varazdat in Armenia

Varazdat has the ruggedness of someone who has lived in the Caspian Sea region to the age of 57. Both of his grown sons are fulfilling military service, and his wife is working in Russia. Varazdat lives with his sister…

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August Kiva: Selling Clothes In Rwanda

August’s Brode Kiva loan goes to Dukundane Sub Group B, from Rwanda. In Rwanda, which is not inundated with chain stores, or even enough local shops, there is a large opportunity for small entrepreneurs to buy and sell items to…

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July Kiva Loan: Fatima in Mozambique

While four of Fatima’s children have already grown up and moved out, she still has a full house. Under her roof she still supports the remaining three of her children as well as two grandchildren. And that is what our…

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Meet Tadevos: Our First $100 Kiva Loan

Kiva.org is an amazing organization. They provide microloans to people all around the world so that people can be empowered to improve their lives. And this is no “empowered” in some cliché way. By providing hard-working people everywhere with funding,…

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