Thanks to Microsoft Office Online

Microsoft Office Online has generously featured Kiva in its Finance Guide and throughout the Office Online site. We are grateful for this relationship - Microsoft has supported Kiva from the beginning. Check out more about this partnership on our Kiva Supporters page.

Thanks to 111 Minna Gallery and arthead sf - Silent Art Auction Fundraiser for Kiva - TONIGHT 2/5!

Many thanks to arthead sf and 111 Minna Gallery for holding a Silent Art Auction Fundraiser tonight to benefit Kiva!


The arthead SF contributing artists will auction off artwork to raise money for kiva.org.Participating artists include: Beth Bojarski, John Casey, Micke Tong, Tiffany Schmierer, Noah Biel, Rene Gagnon, Alexis Mackenzie, Tony Guaraldi Brown, Sarah Spitler, Shawn Hardy, Christine Kelser, Godfrey Lim, Lucien Shapiro, Stacy Martin, Ellen Black, Rachelle Cohen and Debbie Horn.

Vote for Kiva for MySpace Impact Awards

We're thrilled to announce that MySpace has named Kiva a Finalist for this month’s MySpace Impact Awards, in the category of Poverty Relief.

In the upcoming weeks, MySpace users will select a winner from among the three nominees.

Vote for Kiva today!

Kenyan Kiva borrower identified in Reuters news story

Reuters recently picked up a story published by IRIN, titled "UGANDA: More Kenyan displaced arriving at refugee centres."

Don't you think Kiva is going to make the world a better place?

Kiva has been nominated for "Most likely to make the world a better place" in the 2007 Crunchies, a collaboration project between GigaOm, Read/WriteWeb, VentureBeat and TechCrunch which recognizes the most compelling startups, internet and technology innovations of the year.

Vote for Kiva here! (We're in great company.)


Kenya's humanitarian crisis

The situation unfolding in Kenya has received a lot of press attention lately, and for good reason (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7172103.stm).

Zopa Italy

As many readers will know, Zopa Uk is a thriving p2p lending marketplace that's pioneering social lending in the UK. Zopa Italy (a franchisee of Zopa Uk) opened on November 14th, 2007.

Kiva.org on The Today Show, tomorrow!

Kiva.org will really be appearing on The Today Show tomorrow, December 27, between 8am and 9am in each local timezone (exact airing time not known.)

The segment will include footage from John Larson's recent trip to Africa, so be sure to tell everyone you know to tune in because it's really going to bring Kiva Entrepreneurs to life right before your eyes!!

Happy Holidays!


Jessica Flannery appearing on The Star Jones Show today!

Tune in to The Star Jones Show today to see a live interview with Kiva.org Co-Founder, Jessica Flannery. The show is live at 3pm Eastern, 12 noon Pacific (and everything in between) on Court TV. Jessica will be on later in the show, around 12:40pm, along with a local NY lender, showing Star how to use Kiva.org!

Let's see if Star doesn't become a Kiva Lender!

Aqroinvest and ACDI/VOCA

Aqroinvest is one of Kiva's dynamic partners in Azerbaijan originally founded in 2001 by 32 farmers and catering to low-income people and union members through microfinance. The organization has grown exponentially since its beginning to serve more clients throughout Azerbaijan (for example, the organization's outstanding loan portfolio was about $350,000 with 156 borrowers at the end of 2003 and was over $1.3 million in outstanding portfolio with almost 750 borrowers last month).

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