In partnership with the government of Sierra Leone, Kiva is on the ground building the country's first blockchain-based national identity and credit system.
This story comes from Lev Plaves, Kiva’s Senior Investment Manager for Refugees & Displaced Populations.
"There’s kind of a different idea of mask-wearing here... they didn’t have to adapt."
Next week, join Black Girls Code and Kiva to learn how coding and technology are being used to help small business owners around the world!
This month, we want to shine the spotlight on three individual volunteers: Marsha, Eduardo and Darby. Without their contributions and the contributions of all RTP volunteers, our capacity to support Kiva borrowers would be severely limited.
"In the coastal part of the country (i.e. Cartagena, Barranquilla), people really like to hold social gatherings. There, the virus is out of control."
These organizations understand the efficacy of investing in women and represent just a small sample of Kiva partners that have redoubled their efforts to do so during this global crisis.