anon-user down-chevron-sm facebook-mdi instagram-mdi twitter-mdi

Kiva blog posts

It is our distinct honor to announce with excitement the appointment of Kiva’s new CEO, Vishal Ghotge. Learn more about Vishal here.

Kiva US partnered with 60dB to conduct the program’s first-ever idependent impact evaluation. See what we found out about how US borrowers are impacted by their Kiva loans.

Thanks to a long series of microloans, Deysi has been able to sustain her harvests on her land, take care of her children, and find steadiness.

Catherine is an artisan from Ghana who specializes in handcrafted African beaded jewelry. With a $300 loan from Kiva, Catherine was able to grow her business and help others, too.

Colleen made her first loan in 2015 to a woman in Mozambique setting up a clothing resale shop. Since then, she’s made over 130 loans on Kiva, focusing on the African continent.

Decades ago, Rosa took out her first loan. In the years that followed, she has grown her rice fields, invested in her house, and led her loan group to find success.

Maricela owns a successful pinchagua pickling enterprise in Ecuador. Kiva loans have enabled her to grow her business and employ seven other women in her community.

As a woman entrepreneur, Manal faces extraordinary challenges. But with perseverance and the help of a Kiva loan, Manal continues to deflect criticism, overcome challenges, and upend social norms to succeed.

When Zuora, a leading monetization platform provider for recurring revenue businesses, wanted a way to level up its social impact, it looked to Kiva to dial in the details.

On the coast of Ecuador, Noemi runs the Aloha Bar Restaurant just steps from the beach. A Kiva loan helped her make the luau-themed gathering spot a success.

Kiva commissioned a national, multi-generational survey to learn how Americans are motivated to make a difference in the world. Find out the most important trends from our State of Altruism pulse.

If Kiva is all about lending... why do we need your donations? Find out how donating to Kiva advances our mission to expand financial access and help underserved communities thrive.