Kiva Blog Updates

Sep 13, 2022 KV Kiva HQ

When you choose a loan on Kiva, or receive a repayment from a borrower, you might see details about currency exchange gains and losses. Here are some helpful details about what that means and why you’re receiving this information:

How does Kiva calculate currency exchange rates?

Currency exchange refers to the amount of local currency that is equivalent to 1 US dollar. Kiva’s currency conversion rates come from, an online currency exchange provider, which calculates its rates using live, up-to-the-minute mid-market currency rates.

The starting amount...

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Nov 19, 2019 KV Kiva HQ

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Why is Kiva making this change?
How do I edit my auto-lending settings? 
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I'm seeing delays in my funds being auto-lent. What's going on?
Will my credit be lent out just once if it becomes inactive, or ongoingly? 
Does this work differently than the existing auto-lending tool? 
Is there a minimum credit balance for auto-lending to take...

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