Raised in Texas and living in Africa, Kadri is a graduate of Howard University School of Law who is committed to social justice and entrepreneurship in all its forms. Both professionally and personally, it is his goal in life to use his experience and skills to improve the world one person and project at a time. He is a firm believer in measured impact solutions to some of the most pressing problems in the developing world, and advocate for an increased focus on financing both sustainable agriculture and the needs of smallholder farmers across the globe. The Kiva Fellowship gives Kadri the unique opportunity to merge his interests in finance and sustainable agriculture. He looks forward to both learning from and contributing to Kiva and Kiva’s Partners as they solve the world’s problems one person and project at a time.

Fellows Blog Posts by Kadri Lomo

Jun 27, 2014 GH Ghana

When it comes to soccer, few countries can compare with the intensity and enthusiasm Ghanaians show for the sport.  When Ghana’s national team (the Black Stars) plays, everyone and I mean everyone is following the match and a contagious optimism permeates the air - no matter who the team is playing.    As one of Africa’s best known teams there is tremendous support all around the world for the Black Stars.  Ghanaians know the special place the Black Stars hold in world soccer and take a special pride in all things Black Star related.  And, as the World Cup is set to... Continue Reading >>

May 13, 2014 GH Ghana

Old vans clog the streets of every city and village in Ghana.  So old their makes and models are incomprehensible to the untrained eye.  They come in swarming bunches on the street, packed to the brim, arms and heads hanging out of every open window available.  Hogging the lane, spewing toxic smoke from the back, sides, and even the front – they own every city they operate in.  When they swerve to get in your lane, you give it to them, because they never give way.  They are called the Tro Tro and obey no traffic laws accept the universal road rage law –... Continue Reading >>