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Capturing your stories: Idania's Fellow Update from Peru

Our media fellow Idania Ramirez shares stories from her time with borrowers and field partners in Peru!

Kiva 101: Life of a loan

As a new or frequent lender, there may be times when you’re confused about the process of Kiva loans. Well, we have answers!

5 reasons to donate to Kiva this holiday season

Did you know that for every $1 donated, Kiva can facilitate $8 in loans?!

What your donations really do

What do your donations really do? Here are just a few highlights from this year that could not have happened without the support of your donation dollars.

Welcome to Nehalem, a Kiva community on the Oregon coast

Welcome to Nehalem, Oregon, a town full of hardworking men and women who have left their office careers for more hands-on work in rough fields and muddy waters.

A global perspective at Kiva's headquarters

This year, Kiva hosted its first group of Atlas Corps Fellows, who share a similar vision of empowering financially excluded communities.

This holiday season, we're grateful for YOU.

So far in 2019, we've funded more than $126 million in loans to more than 320,000 borrowers around the world. 

Vera is a livestock expert in Albania

Vera runs a thriving business raising pigs and calves, which allows her to support her family.

Kiva borrowers to thriving business people: The retail edition

Check out these products from Kiva-funded entrepreneurs!

Dauntless: How veterans heal through winemaking

From the days of Roman legionnaires to more modern farmers, growing wine has been a source of healing. Find out how one Kiva borrower is helping fellow veterans in his community!

Kiva’s US program working with Governor Newsom to support California wildfire and power-shutoff victims

Over the coming weeks Kiva US can provide quick, socially backed, risk-tolerant loans to entrepreneurs affected by the ripple effect from the fires and shutoffs.