Kiva.org is the big microfinance group in the US. A model for micro-lending to small businesses across the world and they allow people to lend to small businesses right here in the US. more
Kiva.org: Loans that Change Lives Reviews
I've been working with Kiva and affiliate organizations, and they get the job done, helping build small business and create jobs. (I figure creating a job is one of the best things a person can do for another.) Specifically, I've made contributions including the West Bank and Detroit, that helps people out, and my loans are getting paid off quite well.
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Kiva.org is the big microfinance group in the US. A model for micro-lending to small businesses across the world and they allow people to lend to small businesses right here in the US.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I look for opportunities in the West Bank and Palestine. I want to help the situation there in my own way and small businesses help in the sense that they create jobs. I actively recommend contributions via Kiva, particularly with CHF for the West Bank.
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Help them get the word out to more people that making small loans to small businesses at home and around the world is a good thing.