KIVA

The Program:

Kiva’s mission is to the connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating.  Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs around the globe. For as little as $25 you can make a loan to someone in a different country and help them improve their life. When you make a loan, you are helping a real person make great strides towards economic independence and improve life for themselves, their family, and their community. Throughout the course of the loan (usually 6-12 months), you can receive email journal updates and track repayments. Then, when you get your loan money back, you can relend to someone else in need. How great is that?

For More Information on Kiva, go to: www.kiva.org/