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Links we Like: Images of International Women's Day

To continue our celebration of International Women's Day, here are 6 stories of amazing women doing amazing things.

Phyllis left a dangerous marriage to become her own champion

Phyllis’ life did not turn out the way she imagined it would. She never expected to get divorced, or be a single mother.

Phearong rejected her ‘fate’ and became a leader for women’s rights in Cambodia

Phearong's nerves quickly took hold of her as she looked at the stage.

Regina's store in Oakland is a sanctuary for trafficking survivors

“To love in a manner that’s unhindered, that’s not wrapped in fear, that’s visionary and sacred,” Regina Evans says, describing her vision for her role in the world.

Links We Like: I scream, you scream, we all scream to support dreams

In February, Leona’s, a small batch ice cream company in Pittsburgh, Penn., made history by being the fastest Kiva campaign ever to raise $25,000.

How a beekeeper found hope after the California fires

In the early hours of Oct. 8, residents of Santa Rosa, Calif., awoke to a real-life nightmare as they watched flames cascade over the hills toward their homes.

2017 year in review: In uncertain times, strangers lighting up lives

Take a deep breath and join us in the Kiva universe–a kind and compassionate corner of the internet where people help each other improve their lives, every day.

Links we like: The compost crusader, Batman and Kiva's latest news

Enjoy a list of sustainable travel gifts, stories surrounding success and an update of what's new with Kiva as we move into the new year.

Volunteer spotlight: “I like the way we help people help themselves”

This month we celebrate 3 of our incredible volunteers who work in 4 different languages - Audhild, Brigette and Kristin.

How a toilet brought together 4 people on 3 continents with a special connection

On June 22, 2017, Kiva’s community of lenders hit $1 billion in loans to over 2 million borrowers, crisscrossing the world with connections of care and support.


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