Pay It Forward Have You Kiva'd Lately?
This time of year is a time to share with tose that are a little less fortunate that we are, and for the past months we have added a few of our dollars towards the greatest self help and microfunding organization in the world.... KIVA. Today we added 4 new loans to our "portfolio" of Kiva Micro Loan Investments in the future of others.... Will You Join Us...?
Investing with Kiva is an investment that pays dividends forever......
Okay, if the name KIVA puts a Question mark frown on your face, here are some basics about Kiva.
KIVA is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty.
By providing access to funding and resources Kiva, offers the opportunity to many all over the world to help their communities by helping themselves, and start or grow little businesses and initiatives that support families and communities all over the world
Since Kiva was founded in 2005:
652,247 Kiva lenders
$265 million in loans
98.96% Repayment rate
Kiva works with:
146 Field Partners
450 volunteers around the world
61 different countries
We are not seeking praise or thank you's , we just hope to raise awareness and if you feel so inclined to to join KIVA and their efforts to wipe out poverty from the world.
Here is a little overview of the loans we have made so far and the people that received them.
We Hope you will join us in supporting even in the smallest of ways those that are working hard to independently improve the lives and living conditions for themslves and their familys one small step at the time....it is a Pfanntastic Investment that keeps giving back with huge dividends.