Kiva Lending Group Brings Philanthropists Together From Around the Globe

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 Another way we are similar is our need to lift each other up.  There’s a Gru here and there, but for the most part we can’t see others in need and not chip in when we know we can help.  Below is a website that has been created to bring the “best of the best” together and lend a helping hand – or dollar.

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The people behind Kiva      
 include volunteersKiva FellowsField  Partners, our board, and a team of  employees (shown above) and  contractors. The Kiva headquarters are  located in San Francisco, California.



We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Learn more about how it works.

Since Kiva was founded in 2005:

  • 1,155,623 Kiva lenders
  • $550,822,575in loans
  • 98.93% Repayment rate

We work with:

  • 245 Field Partners
  • 450 volunteers around the world
  • 76 different countries

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