Crowdfunding with Kiva

Need help understanding how Kiva's crowdfunding platform works? This article's for you.

Should I get a Kiva loan for my small business? Do I qualify?

Learn about what Kiva can offer you and your business and what you need to qualify for a Kiva loan.

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.

Every day is an adventure when you always say 'Yes'

As I get ready to start a new chapter in Nairobi, Kenya with the Kiva Labs team, I can’t help but reminisce on the last 6 months abroad as a Kiva Fellow in the Philippines and Timor-Leste. Although it was not always easy to be on my own, I’ve grown so much as a person because of all the “Yeses” I reluctantly agreed to.

What should I do before I apply?

A step by step guide through what you need for your Kiva loan application and how you can set it up for success.

What is Kiva?

Learn about Kiva and our belief in the ability of community to help expand access to capital.

"Something beautiful happened"

We had no prospects of getting a traditional loan from a bank when we were starting up this farm.

"Building a socially responsible business"

We've grown quickly, with our wonderful Kiva community cheering us on the whole time.

"I started this business with a goalie equipment"

Mr. Van Leuwen took a chance on a 14-year old kid set off the journey that is now a worldwide brand.

"Kiva is an open-arms community."

I have re-found my passion to build my business back to where I left it years ago.


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