Kiva Blog Updates

May 13, 2020 KV Kiva HQ

This piece comes from Luke Seidl, Kiva’s Senior Investment Manager of Small & Growing Businesses. Originally published May 2020.



Introducing Cycle Connect

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kiva Social Enterprise team has reached out to all of the 85 businesses we’ve supported to check-in and understand their situations. We want to share this particular story of one loan recipient, which...

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Jan 22, 2020 KV Kiva HQ

Luke Seidl, Kiva's Senior Investment Manager of Small & Growing Businesses, explains how Kiva Labs works and the successes we've had so far.

The missing middle challenge

There are many amazing small businesses in emerging markets run by brilliant social entrepreneurs that cannot obtain the financing required to grow. Kiva Labs: Social Enterprises helps them bridge that gap and scale their impact. In just three years, Kiva Labs has made over 100 direct loans, totaling $5.3 million, to more than 80 social...

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