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.
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