Originally from India, Sudha recently moved to the Bay Area after pursuing her Master's in Life Sciences and Innovation Management & Marketing in Germany. After graduating, she worked as a Sales& Marketing Professional in the Biotech Industry.  She is currently volunteering for Asian Women's Home and other non-profit organizations.

Kiva's innovative approach of alleviating poverty is the reason that gravitated Sudha toward Kiva. After having witnessed gender inequality very closely, Sudha is very much looking forward to supporting women entrepreneurs from struggling socioeconomic backgrounds. Sudha enjoys travelling, hiking, running and shopping at the Farmer's market!

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Aug 10, 2015 KV Kiva HQ

Tariq was just 17 when his life was changed forever in a violent car crash. He was paralyzed in the accident, lost the use of his legs and had to relearn how to do everyday tasks. Following the accident, Tariq had a new perspective on life.

“The accident changed my life. I had to overcome a lot of obstacles. I had to learn to even eat,” he said. “I had a whole new take on life and people.”

So in 2012, he started the Mangum Foundation that focuses on outreach programs for youth, disabled veterans and homeless people. The foundation’s programs include a self-... Continue Reading >>