Kiva is an online peer-to-peer micro-finance website aiming to empower individuals to lend and support low-income entrepreneurs.

When individuals visit KIVA’s website,  browse borrowers’ profiles, select the candidate and then make a  loan, this will enable those borrowers to achieve economic independence and improve their lives.

KIVA In Numbers

$1,000,000,000 Amount lent through Kiva

1,600,000 Kiva Lenders

2,600,000 Kiva Borrowers

1,243,847 Loans funded  (97% repayment rate)

86 countries where KIVIA works

How it works

1- Choose a borrower

You can browse the different categories of borrowers  such as people looking to grow business, go to schools

2- Make a loan

After you select a borrower, you make a loan starting from $25

3- Get Repaid

You always receive periodical updates about the loan and how much returned

4- Repeat

Once loan is fulfilled, you can repeat or withdraw

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