Kiva Microlending: A Little Loan Goes a Long Way

Partnered with over 60 microfinance institutions, Kiva.org has revolutionized micro-lending, Kiva microlending allows private citizens to "meet" and help needy borrowers in the developing world. As the first and only Internet microfinancer, Kiva lets lenders choose how much they wish to loan as well as who will receive the loan.



Komlan Semenou's furniture shop in Togo benefits from small loans arranged by Kiva.org.
Komlan Semenou's furniture shop in Togo benefits from small loans arranged by Kiva.org.
Photo by Dahlia Palchik
Thuan Nguyen Thi's Vietnamese market stand benefits from small loans arranged by Kiva.org.
Thuan Nguyen Thi's Vietnamese market stand benefits from small loans arranged by Kiva.org.
Photo by Kiva.org

















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