microlending

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 […]

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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