Transitioning farmers away from cocaine-producing crops in Peru

Nestled in the center of Peru is a lush valley region with a notorious reputation as ‘cocaine valley.’ Peru is the world’s largest producer of cocaine.

Refugees and finance: Out of sight, out of mind?

On June 20, 2017, Kiva launched the World Refugee Fund to match loans to refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) to help them rebuild their lives and create some stability. Traditional forms of finance are often out of reach for refugees, and as such supporting loans for this population is vital.

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.

FAQs about PayPal

A quick guide for common questions related to how to use PayPal with Kiva U.S.

International Women's Day 2018: Invest in women

Money is powerful, especially in the hands of women determined to create change.

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.

Tips to make your loan profile shine!

Suggestions and advice on how to make your loan profile eye catching, interesting, and engaging, so you can lure in more lenders!

What is "Social Underwriting"?

Learn about Kiva's unique process and how it's different than typical banks.

Email, phone, and social media message templates

Having trouble figuring out how to talk to potential lenders? Use these templates to plan out what to say over email, phone, or social media.

Kiva's Crowdfunding Tips

Raising money by crowdfunding takes work! Here are 7 tips to help you build a campaign strategy and successfully crowdfund your loan.


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