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Kiva blog posts

Like Kiva, Colorful Capital aims to strengthen economic opportunity by filling finance gaps. We spoke to them about how they're fighting structural barriers to financial access for LGBTQ+ people.

As special attention turns to the LGBTQ+ community this month, we hope to do our part to increase visibility, support, and guidance for its members and allies. Here, Kiva employees share their favorite people, podcasts and platforms for Pride month.

More than 84 million people around the world are currently displaced from their homes. Find out where they are fleeing from, where they are going, and what you can do to help them rebuild.

Along with two horses, a flock of sheep and a big family, Mutasem maintains multiple thriving businesses in the ancient village of Kafr Qaddyum in the northern West Bank.

In a refugee settlement in southwest Uganda, Mbatzimuta and Beata run a small shop, stocking the wooden shelves with a colorful array of cosmetics, candy, and personal necessities.

When Najah heard that her loan was funded by many lenders around the world, she was delighted to learn how others had believed in her project.

Since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, more than 13.5 million refugees have been displaced from their homes. Learn more about this crisis and how you can help.

This month, we're spotlighting Emily, whose been an RTP Volunteer for 7 years!

A Kiva loan helped Kiki realize her dream of launching a line of dolls. “I feel like there needs to be more representation of us in the toy aisle, but I don't just mean that by putting our faces there and taking our money."

Slack, a digital headquarters and messaging platform, is featuring real Kiva staff and borrowers in its global campaign.

Nestled in a shopping strip in northeastern Portland, Oregon, Be Abundant Bodywork is a serene oasis of massage tables, soft lighting, and rainbow flags.

Visa surpassed Kiva’s record in large corporate program participation numbers, reaching 82% global participation, at a time when other companies were struggling to engage their newly remote workforce.