On March 28th I wrote about Kiva, an organization that makes micro loans to ordinary people overseas that needed small loans for their businesses. I had decided that I would do three loans of $25 each. The first loan has been paid out to:
I apologize for the quality of the screen shot – I’ll try to get a better one.
Basically, she has had this business for 10 years. She breeds chickens, ducks and turkeys. She needed to buy 10 sheep and 60 chickens.
With a number of other investors she now has received the funds to expand her business.
For more information visit http://www.kiva.org.
I had read about Kiva recently too. I was going to blog about it once I actually had some extra money I could lend with it. I love being able to make a concrete difference in someone’s life and also be able to recycle that money over and over to help more and more people.