Kiva is a non-profit website that connects individual lenders with individual borrowers in the developing world. Local microfinance providers in the developing world post client profiles and loan requests on the Kiva website, and Kiva lenders fund the loans in increments of $25. Kiva aggregates and disburses these loan funds to microfinance programs and charges no interest or fees for its services.

To learn more about Kiva, and to find out how you can become a Kiva lender, visit

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