Kiva blog posts

There are numerous New Years coming up in 2019. Here are 5 New Year celebrations from around the world that do not fall on January 1.

“... I can have someone come in for less than $10 for a good meal, I want them to be able to afford something, and that they don’t walk away hungry."

With their 2-year-old son Salim in tow, Aref and his wife, Dalia, singlehandedly run the cafe. “Whatever plate we take out of the kitchen, we do it with care,” he said.

Here are 5 links we love that will notch up your holiday spirit!

Nafy came to the United States 10 years ago from Senegal, armed with a promise to her mother to bring back a degree and one to herself to live out her dreams.

Kiva loves to celebrate its interns and the meaningful work that they accomplish every day....we sat down with a few of them to hear about their work and how their time at Kiva has impacted them. Read below to hear what Kiva interns have to say about their experiences.

Elisabeth became “Tia Lisa” (Aunt Lisa), her mother “Abuela Hilda” (grandmother Hilda) to the twins. Guatemala was no longer just “another country visited”. They are now honorary members of the family and have gone back to visit them in the past 5 years.

Kiva loves to celebrate its interns and the meaningful work that they accomplish every day....we sat down with a few of them to hear about their work and how their time at Kiva has impacted them. Read below to hear what Kiva interns have to say about their experiences.

From an energy efficient Egyptian pigment to a 1700-year-old ancient sock, these 5 anthropological findings remind us that though we have a long road ahead of us, we have also come a long way as innovators.

In the past 5 years, HP, Inc. and HPE employees have lent $21.4 million to 288,025 borrowers in 60 countries. 

An exciting new partnership between Kiva, Sierra Leone and U.N. agencies is set to bring a nationwide digital identification system to the people of Sierra Leone.

From inside a small juvenile detention center in Ontario, Canada, a group of young men have lent more than $2,000 to Kiva borrowers around the world.