Kiva

28: Kiva Mormons

Jeremy Foote, one of the captains of the Kiva Mormons lending team, joins us in a long-awaited look at the best kept secret of Mormons in microfinance. Kiva.org is a nonprofit that alleviates poverty around the world by connecting people who want to give back with entrepreneurs in developing countries. These borrowers later repay the […]

14 Ways to Stick it to Commercialized Christmas

It’s that time of year again. You know, the time of year when you are given a bunch of stuff that you don’t need? Well, here at No Poor Among Them we thought we should give you guys some ways to celebrate the birth of Christ by doing what he did throughout his life: serve […]

Party Like it’s 1799

This is the second in a series of articles that were originally written for Kiva.org’s website by one of our founders, who worked with Kiva borrowers in Ukraine this summer. Kiva is a non-profit that provides small “microloans” to help alleviate poverty around the world and was named the “hottest non-profit on the planet“ by Time and Fortune […]

12 Secrets to Traveling the Most Beautiful Country

12 Secrets to Traveling the Most Beautiful Country in the World:   This article was originally written for Kiva.org’s website by one of our founders, who worked with Kiva borrowers in Ukraine this summer. Kiva is a non-profit that provides small “microloans” to help alleviate poverty around the world and was named the “hottest non-profit […]

011: Jason Harrison, Vittana

This past summer, Jason Harrison spent his summer in Paraguay. He was serving as a fellow for Vittana, an organization which crowd-sources to fund educational loans. The website has a similar feel to Kiva, but loans are only given to individuals seeking loans to further their education. While in Paraguay, Jason monitored the impact of education […]

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