Be the spark that changes the world

This is what 10 years of people believing in each other's dreams looks like! More than 1.8 million people around the world have made a loan on Kiva to help someone start or grow a business, go to school or support their family.

By working together, each of us can be the spark that changes the world!

About the author

Ryan Little

Ryan grew up in San Rafael, California. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies and a Minor in Global Peace and Security. Ryan has traveled to over 30 countries around the world including Liberia, where he filmed his second short documentary film Eco Snapshot: Liberia. In combination with making social and environmental documentary films, Ryan founded a freelance video production company making various videos for companies throughout the Bay Area. Ryan has had a passion for Kiva ever since his wife Karen was selected to be a Kiva Fellow at the end of 2009.