Kiva; loans that change lives

Kiva - loans that change lives

Hi! I just made a loan to someone in the developing world using a revolutionary new website called Kiva.

You can go to Kiva’s website and lend to someone in the developing world who needs a loan for their business – like raising goats, selling vegetables at market or making bricks. Each loan has a picture of the entrepreneur, a description of their business and how they plan to use the loan so you know exactly how your money is being spent – and you get updates letting you know how the business is going. The best part is, when the entrepreneur pays back their loan you get your money back – and Kiva’s loans are managed by microfinance institutions on the ground who have a lot of experience doing this, so you can trust that your money is being handled responsibly.

I just made a loan to an entrepreneur named Vugar Muradov in Azerbaijan. They still need another $300.00 to complete their loan request of $1,200.00 (you can loan as little as $25.00!). Help me get this business off the ground by clicking on the link below to make a loan to Vugar Muradov too:

It’s finally easy to actually do something about poverty – using Kiva I know exactly who my money is loaned to and what they’re using it for. And most of all, I know that I’m helping them build a sustainable business that will provide income to feed, clothe, house and educate their family long after my loan is paid back.

Join me in changing the world – one loan at a time.




What others are saying about’Revolutionising how donors and lenders in the US are connecting with small entrepreneurs in developing countries.’


‘If you’ve got 25 bucks, a PC and a PayPal account, you’ve now got the wherewithal to be an international

— CNN Money

‘Smaller investors can make loans of as little as $25 to specific individual entrepreneurs through a service
launched last fall by’

— The Wall Street Journal

‘An inexpensive feel-good investment opportunity…All loaned funds go directly to the applicants, and most loans are repaid in full.’

— Entrepreneur Magazine

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2 Responses

  1. why can’t someone in USA make loans for USA people to thank you


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