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KIVA Empower a Small Business Entrepreneur

Updated on May 21, 2013

HELPING AROUND THE WORLD

A community of lenders and givers!



Empower A Small Business Entrepreneur


Kiva is a safe reputable organization that partners people together to help others all over the world!



Our declining economy in the USA has had a worldwide ripple effect! Due to our current economic crunch a tighter reign on the pocket is smart as well as advisable. I don’t know anyone who has not been impacted in some way or another. Whoever would have thought ten years ago we would be here? Yes, we are finally now turning things around and on our way coming back yet.... There are so many going through all around the world! You would be simply amazed how a very small loan of a few dollars can tremendously help and empower a Small Business Entrepreneur start or finance a business.



If you are truly interested in making a difference in the lives of others or you are a giver and want to reach out and help someone it is still possible to do so. You have the opportunity to change someone’s life through a wonderful program called Kiva! After returning from Africa and wondering how they could help! Kiva was founded by Matt Flannery and Jessica Jackley. They started Kiva by making (7) seven small micro loans. They now have reached out all over the world. Thousands have been and are being helped. It is simply amazing!


Giving all year round is the way to go and Kiva provides and excellent source to do just that. With the Holiday season upon us I would like to share this wonderful website with anyone who is interested? Kiva is a community of lenders and givers! It is an excellent place to help others all year around as well! Working together as a team you can help so many others because every little bit counts! I recommend even if you don’t join to check it out! Kiva is a wonderful website that “helps to alleviate poverty!” No matter what is going in there is always someone else that is doing worst than you. This gives you the opportunity to still "reach out" and help improve and touch the lives of others.



Kiva is a wonderful network of people who have gotten together to help people all over the world. “ You choose who to lend to - whether a baker in Afghanistan, a goat herder in Uganda, a farmer in Peru, a restaurateur in Cambodia, a fisherman in Vietnam, or a tailor in Iraq, or a small business owner in America you can help immensely. No need to worry because as they repay their loan, you get your money back. You can in turn simply reinvest by lending to someone else... It's a powerful and sustainable way to really empower someone now and encourage them to help lift themselves out of poverty.”



Through Kiva you can help encourage and empower many different Small Business Entrepreneurs from all over the world. A regular online report is readily accessible as to their progress. What their business is all about? What they are doing, who they are, how they are progressing and where they are? You can loan or give a gift certificate. You are provided with a data-rich transparent lending platform! You can browse and select as many or as few you would like to help. A micro loan is disbursed through Kiva’s many field representatives. No need for concern? You can readily see how your funds are used to help. Entrepreneurs are available from a vast number of countries across the globe for you to select from! It is all handled fastidiously and in a professional manner! It is a reputable, responsible bonafide organization! After the loan is repaid, you can request a refund, relend or donate your monies to Kiva. It is a wonderful rewarding experience!


“Kiva’s mission is to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating poverty.” Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend to unique entrepreneurs around the globe.” For more information visit them at Kiva.org

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you for great information Deborrah, thank you so much for sharing. blessings to you. creativeone59

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      BkCreative 7 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      I keep saying I will do this - and then something comes up and I forget about it and then I plan it again - it takes so little and then I forget...I am going to bookmark your hub - so it will be my reminder.

      And thanks for the reminder!

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Creativeone, You are quite welcome, Blessings!

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      BKCreative, It really is a wonderful opportunity to really help so many others! Thank you for stopping by! Blessings!

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      Robert E Smith 7 years ago from Rochester, New York

      I'm sure that if you are behind it sister, it is a worthy cause. We always want to know where our money goes so every penny is used to glorify the Lord Jesus. Thank you for giving us another opportunity to sow seed of Christian faith. Loveya.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Nobody, I think when you check it out you will see what a wonderful concept this is. It really provides a great opportunity to help others and help make a difference in the world at large. A little goes such a long way... There is always a Blessing in reaching out to help others and yes to glorify our Father! Thank you my brother for stopping by, Blessings!

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      MistHaven 7 years ago from New Jersey

      I've never heard of Kiva before, but it sounds like a nice alternative to help out others less fortunate around the world. It also sounds a lot more beneficial in the long run, because when businesses start to recover, so to will the economy in general. Great read!

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Misthaven, It really is a nice alternative to really help others! I think you will be impressed? Let me know what you think? Thank you for stopping by, Blessings!

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      Chin chin 7 years ago from Philippines

      Hi. I've checked-out Kiva and I'm so glad to know that Kiva have extended help to my fellow Filipinos. Thanks for sharing about Kiva. I'll help spread the word to help empower small entrepreneurs.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Jayorban, Thank you! Please come again! Blessings!

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Chin Chin, You are quite welcome! Kiva is wonderful! You can reach out and help empower Entrepreneurs from all over the world! Thank you for visitng, please do come again! Blessings

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      Wife Who Saves 7 years ago

      This was an interesting and informative hub. I had never heard of Kiva. Thanks.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Wife Who Saves, It really is a great cause. Thank you for stopping by. Blessings

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      George Poe 7 years ago from United Kingdom

      Nice hub. Good content and well explained. I've been sponsoring through Kiva for a year or so and found the whole experience very rewarding. Well done for highlighting the work.. Neil

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Neil Ashworth, It really is an excellent way to help others! It shows how a little can go a long way and make a wonderful difference in the lives of others! Yes, you are quite right it is rewarding! Thank you for visiting, please do come again, Blessings!

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      itakins 7 years ago from Irl

      DeBorrah K.-

      I must check this out-sadly ,so much money being given to the third world ,is not used in a way that would glorify God.Kiva-sounds good.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Itakins, Please do check it out, let me know what you think?

      I think they really have a wonderful concept of helping! Thank you again for visiting, Blessings!

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      sytor 7 years ago

      great post. what an excellent cause. All the best

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Sytor, Thank you! It really is wonderful! Thank you for stopping by, please do come again, Blessings!

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