From Soul Food to Empanadas: A Weekend of Bay Area Small Businesses
Check out some inspiring San Francisco Kiva borrowers right here in our backyard. Let’s celebrate our community of hard working entrepreneurs and local leaders. With a 96% repayment success rate in San Francisco, Kiva Zip loans support Bay Area businesses with 0% interest loans up to $10,000:
Amine | Soul Food City
Amine owns a soul food restaurant in the Tenderloin district. Rumor has it Amine’s restaurant is a hidden treasure for authentic soul food. Lend $25 to help Amine purchase large refrigerators, create menus in other languages and buy food in bulk for online deliveries.
Igor | Grand Burger
Igor wants to bring jobs to his South San Francisco neighborhood. He has ambitions to start the hippest burger joint in the neighborhood! Lend $25 to support Igor’s restaurant.
Paula | Chile Lindo
Paula brings Chile’s country-style home cooking to the Mission district. Come and get your empanadas, pan amasado (homemade bread) and dulces chilenos (pastries) made to order! Lend $25 to help Paula expand her business.
Chris | Chris James Construction
Chris improves the buildings where people live, work and shop in the Tenderloin. Chris is making noticeable neighborhood improvements, including lifting an entire building with a pulley system to make room for 6 kitchens! Lend $25 to help Chris purchase equipment and get his General Contractor licence.
Get to know Kiva Zip borrowers in your neighborhood, and you can help expand access to capital through character based lending. Boost a small business owner in a Kiva City near you today!