A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way
“I feel like a millionaire everyday…" - Nestor
"I couldn’t have done this without Kiva Zip." - Mechele
"Seeing people contribute from all over the world is so cool…These loans really do change lives.” - Kathryn
Those are just a few of the Kiva Zip borrowers who want to thank you for your support. You believed in someone’s dream and abilities, assisted in strengthening the entrepreneurial spirit in the United States and are setting a great example for others to “pay it forward.”
Thanks to the support from the Kiva Zip community of lenders, like you, borrowers’ lives have improved and the world is a kinder and more interconnected place.
Read for yourself what some of these borrowers have achieved with your loans and what they got out of Kiva Zip:
"I was lending money on Kiva Zip to like-minded entrepreneurs and projects. Now I'm happy and thrilled to be on the other side of the equation."
- Fran, New York, NY
“Let me share with you that I already feel like a millionaire every time my day ends and think about a customer of mine has got what he/she was looking for because of me and Pascana. May the Lord return you twice what you have done for me!” - Nestor, Lorton, VA
“It is overwhelming to know that there are great people in this world!” - Martin, Shacklefords, VA
“I couldn't have done it without Kiva Zip and everyone who lent to me." - Mechele, Pittsburgh, PA
"Seeing people contribute from all over the world is so cool and we are so thankful for all the support we've gotten with this loan." - Hope, Wellfleet, MA
"I’m making my first batch of chocolate this coming week in the new space, and am grateful to get to share the experience with the Kiva Zip family!"
- Jonas, Windsor, CA
"I have expanded my music instruction business with my new skills and my business is growing! These loans really do change lives." - Kathryn, Red Bank, NJ
"The team supports you with great ideas and becomes your cheering team. I could not have gotten this far without Kiva. Thank you Kiva!" - Gail, New York, NY
"It warmed my heart to be the recipient of the generosity and lovingkindness of the lenders that contributed to the funding of my loan. I'm eternally grateful for their belief in me and the mission of my business." - Dallas, New York, NY
"Kiva helped me launch my pet boarding business by providing money to purchase supplies, dog runs, and advertising. I have since purchased land next to my local dog park and will be expanding to add an additional 17 kennels and provide grooming & training services in September of this year. Thank you so much!" - Rachael, Moreno Valley, CA
"I not only wanted to raise money to implement my business but I also wanted to be responsible with the loan and pay it back. With Kiva Zip being one of the only no-interest loans for start-up entrepreneurs, it was the perfect platform." - Christina, New York, NY
"It has been an honor and great experience working with you guys." - Griselda, Oakland, CA
"Thank you very much, Kiva." - Weston, Warm Springs, OR
"Having the opportunity to interact with such supportive lenders has been a tremendous benefit to our business." - Vanessa, North Chesterfield, VA
"Receiving a Kiva Zip loan in 2014 helped me to launch my business this month!" - Yebom, Pittsburgh, PA