As an active community based organization on Mfangano Island, we are interested in promoting the health and wellbeing of our local community. Through our programs to promote HIV status awareness, stigma reduction, and treatment facilitation, we have strong relationships with community members an...
Kiva Trustees source entrepreneurs they believe in and publicly endorse them as borrowers on the Kiva website.
Trustees have no financial liability for loans, but their reputation is tied to the repayment rate of the borrowers they endorse. Unlike on the main Kiva website, trustees never actually handle the loans, which Kiva disburses directly to the borrowers. Trustees can be individuals or organizations.
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Kitawi Beach, Kenya
Detroit, Wayne County, MI
We have developed and helped train a network of remarkable, disciplined small businesses, who are right in the sweet spot for Kiva Zip in terms of business mission, financial need and ability to repay.
I would wish to let the needy achieve something for their little lives
Turkana - Kenya, Kenya
Am hoping to create opportunities for the women in Soweto,Lodwar, Turkana County.For these women to be able to access financial support for the growth of their small business.
The Unity Council has a longstanding history of support for small business owners in the Fruitvale Business Improvement District, Fruitvale Transit Village, and at Fruitvale Public Market. We would like to be able to offer another tool to our diverse neighborhood, full of potential small business...
Falls Church, VA
Becoming a trustee will allow the Small Business Program to further its mission to support the economic success of potential and existing entrepreneurs. We are leaders in entrepreneurship education, business plan development, and small business support, catering to the local low-income Hispanic e...
We really want to become one of your trustees because in our Organization we have couple of projects, and one of the project called Logistics(voluntary savings and loaning). This project is for supporting young women and youths to start small scale business in Mukuru Slums.. so far so good, we h...
I want to empower my community to start entrepreneurial activities,My community is lagging behind in terms of enterprises due to lack of funds to do so. Kiva Zip loans will go a long way in boosting their lives
We typically refer our entrepreneurs to local alternative lenders for funding. Becoming a Trustee will enable us to help our entrepreneurs obtain loans with more favorable conditions and allow our community to participate in the funding of these community-based businesses.
Uasin gishu, Kenya
I am hoping to give opportunity to the members of my group to benefit from kiva zip loans. In a way that will impact them positively.
Little Rock, AR
So that we may act as a conduit for growing our local food economy here in Central Arkansas. As a trustee of Kiva, we aim to connect enterprising folks with the funds they need to scale up food and goods production or simply repair a greenhouse.
CAP is interested in being a trustee because this will enable the youth who are trained by CAP in technical skills and entrepreneurship, have access to funding for their small enterprises in order to grow them to a level which will allow them also become employers of their peers. This will be in ...
The Southwest Initiative Foundation is a single connection offering unlimited possibilities to grow and promote people, businesses, entrepreneurs and communities in rural southwest Minnesota. We believe that being a Trustee will be a great way for us to continue to build community and create entr...
To empower entrepreneurs within our network so that they can expand their small businesses and increase their reach and coverage in dissemination of clean energy solutions
To scale up SCODE's current coverage to include entrepreneurs from across the country.
New York, New York (NY)
To help aspiring and more established food entrepreneurs have access to interest-free loans to be able to move their culinary businesses forward, ideally with a meaningful mission and quality offerings.
San Francisco, CA
La Cocina's mission is to provide resources and opportunities to entrepreneurs so that they can make a living doing what they love to do. We want to be a trustee on Kiva Zip so that we can expand the ways that we are able to connect entrepreneurs to the resources they need to launch and grow thei...
To facilitate access to credit to members of our producer groups
San Francisco, CA
I want to become a trustee because I feel strongly about helping those in my community that could benefit from the Kiva Zip program. I'm confident that we have a very strong model that can have a sizable impact for the entrepreneurs that we work with.
Matibabu Foundation exists to create a healthy, productive and prosperous society in the rural western Kenya. We partner with the community and other health stakeholders to provide preventive, promotive, rehabilitative and curative health services. Our community has the highest poverty levels and...
We manage Renewable Energy projects in Kenya, which stimulate entrepreurship and wish to small loans available to project beneficiaries. We beleive in a market approach to tackling poverty.