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What’s the End Goal of Microfinance?

>> Authored by Santiago Sueiro (Program Director, La Ceiba and Executive Director, Month of Microfinance)  Microfinance isn’t just about poverty....

Thabiso’s Dream: to Get an Education

>> Authored by Tess Murphy (Kiva Fellow) Thabiso is from Kliptown, an informal settlement outside of Soweto. Informal settlements were...

A Fighting Chance at Education

>> Authored by Tess Murphy (Kiva Fellow) As I push the revolving door and walk through it, the noise of...

Microfinance: Let’s Get Youth Involved

>> Authored  by David Lu (Co-Founder, Student Board President, National High School Microfinance Initiative) As microfinance programs become more prevalent...

A Few Key Takeaways from the World Bank Forum on Microcredit

>>Authored by Larry Reed, Director, Microcredit Summit Campaign The diagnosis of the six randomized evaluations that spanned six countries on...

How Women are Changing the Zimbabwean Economy

>> Authored by Tess Murphy (Kiva Fellow) Although the market was overcrowded and dark, I could immediately spot Stellah standing...

Meet Somaida, the Unstoppable!

>> Authored by Aminatou Diallo (Kiva Fellow) I spent my time last week meeting incredible borrowers each of them with...

The Adelante Foundation in Honduras: Perspectives from the Field

>> Authored by Bob Sample For the past three years, I have been privileged to serve on the Board of...

Microfinance is not a Tool for Giving, but for Empowering

>> Authored by Sheryl Onopchenko (Kiva Fellow) In order to visit Collins and his hardware supply business, we had to...

The Business of Doing Good

>> Authored by Anton Simanowitz and Katherine Knotts ‘Today is the day we feed the ghosts. The monks have been chanting...

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