Category Archives: Community

New matched Kiva loan | Community

Kiva is having a great promotion today, where every loan is matched. This means that for every $25 you lend, the person receives $50. I couldn’t pass that up! Today I chose to help Anarkan, a woman from Kyrgyzstan, purchase … Continue reading

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New Kiva loan | Community

I offered some Kiva loans to family for Christmas, and got a free loan out of it! Today I decided to help Irshad, a Pakistani woman who wanted to purchase a new calf to expand her business. Irshad has been … Continue reading

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Friends in need | Community

While we were traveling in Chile Travis and I met Amanda, a fantastic woman who had spun a positive twist to the American economical downturn. Over lunch we shared travel stories and ended up talking about volunteering abroad. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Free Kiva loans | Community

I had been wanting to join Kiva for quite some time now, but wanted to wait until I had a paying job. I figured that it only made sense that way! (Kiva works with microloans to empower people who live … Continue reading

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