Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Kiva celebrates and support people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.

Check out their website for more information:

Or have a look at our club’s KIVA Lender Page to see the people and places we are helping with this micro-loan program. Initiated by the former Makin Edge club in 2012, we have made 56 Loans in 21 Countries across the globe.