Thursday, April 12, 2007

You, Too, Can Be A Banker To The Poor ~ An Update

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.

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1 comment:

Marc said...

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.