Hundreds of champions for your business: Supporting young, start-up farmers


1.5 million lamps light the way to America

Statue of Liberty

This post is an updated version of the original post from February 3rd, 2017.


What seemed like a strenuous process became a family activity: food stories from the road

Roaming Hunger

A Kiva case study: how Josh raised $7,500 for his socially conscious business, WO Designs

WO Design

This post is an updated version of the original post from January 27th, 2017.


Jill Salzman helps Founding Moms get down to work!

How the Community Food Agriculture Commission integrated Kiva into its entrepreneurship program

Tracy Potter-Fins of County Rail Farm

Tracy Potter-Fins of County Rail Farm

FARMroots/GrowNYC partners with Kiva to fund loans to farmers!

Director of FARMroots, Chris Wayne

How Graciela supports Latinas and Latinos AND funded her Kiva loan in less than 24 hours!

Lender Field Trip, Mexico City: Guest Blog #3, Where change can happen with pig skins & poop

For the first time ever, a few lucky and devoted Kiva lenders were extended the opportunity to see Kiva at work on the ground. Recently, 7 lenders visited 2 Kiva Field Partners and their borrowers in Mexico City, as part of our first lender trip to the field. It was a unique and thrilling opportunity to see Kiva dollars at work, transforming lives and communities up close.

This post is the third of a 4 part series, which came to us from the lender trip. This piece was contributed by Michael, who has been lending on Kiva since 2011.

@SmallBizLady Melinda Emerson: Giving practical tips for small business success!

SmallBizLady, Melinda Emerson


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