Gender equality

Here’s to powerful women and the fight for equality.

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By funding loans for gender equality, you’re leveling the playing field for women around the world.

Gender equality

“When we invest in women, everyone benefits.”

Sofia Vergara, actress, activist, and Kiva lender

Gender equality

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Evgeniya dreams of opening a shop for local women farmers!

Gender equality

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Mentoring young women, owning a business — what can’t Kulwa do?

Gender equality

“I believe that giving a woman a hand up benefits her whole community.”

Elaine, Kiva lender

New to Kiva? Welcome!

You’ll get an extra $25 to lend after you support your first loan.

We don’t take a dime from your loans.

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All your lending money goes to your cause.

Seriously, we don’t take a cut.

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We’ve helped almost 4 million people (so far)!

You can trust that every dollar is making a difference.

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That 96% repayment rate is strong.

When the borrower repays, you can lend again. And again!