January 29, 2014, No comments

Life changed in an instant for Elizabeth when her husband passed away. The mother of three was now the family breadwinner, a role she wasn’t fully prepared for. “Something’s different […]


Kiva Labs Launched with Google’s Support to Crowdfund Sustainable Projects

December 23, 2013, 1 Comment, the international crowdfunding provider, has launched a new initiative, Kiva Labs, to provide access to crowdfunding for environmental and d ...

Kiva City D.C. Launches to Bolster Small Business Growth in Greater Washington, D.C. Area

January 11, 2013, No comments

A new partnership between Capital One Bank, the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) and Kiva, a global microlending organization, will provide s ...

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Milaap Makes History, Enables Foreign Microlending Into India

September 30, 2011, No comments

Milaap, like Kiva is a web based platform where individuals can make small loans to people in the low-income group, where they significantly differ fr ...

  • Breaking Our Dependence on the Donor Illusion
    October 20, 2009, 10 Comments

    Kiva has been response that accepts fault for the unintentional misperception, but he also explains the necessity of the so-called “donor illusion.” “One of the contributions that Kiva has made [...]

  • Accion USA: Heeding the Call to Educate
    October 7, 2009, 4 Comments

    – In the most recent #Mifimon discussion, we discussed microfinance and the impact here in the United States. Within this conversation emerged a theme: the importance of education within microfinance [...]