Kiva High School http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWgAEJE 1FuM&feature=channel_page 1
Kiva High School Mission: To bring together and organize high school students interested in fighting poverty on both a local and national scale. How does Kiva High School Work? 1.Find your local chapter or start a new one by visiting the Kiva High School Starter-Kit. 2.Register your chapter so we can send you updates. 3.Once you have a lending team set up for your chapter, join the Kiva High School Lending Team 4. Join the KHS online community on Facebook and Twitter. 5. As your club becomes more active, visit our Resources page for fundraising ideas and media and discuss your club’s KHS fundraisers and activities on the Share Ideas page on the website. www.kivahighschool.org/get-involved/ 2
Kiva High School What does Kiva High School bring to your school? •Awareness of global issues such as poverty •Give high school students a platform to make a powerful impact •Show the capacity of microfinance and the ripple effects of your loan •A network of like-minded students that are unified through a central organization 3
The Social Network of Microlending “Addictive” = Easy + Fun • Kiva posts profiles of entrepreneurs in the developing world, and allows you to choose where your money goes. • Creates a personal relationship between the lender and the entrepreneur 4
The Next Step! What can you do tomorrow? •Make a loan! •Get involved with Kiva High School -Start a chapter at your school -Have a Kiva week! •Raise awareness about global poverty •Raise funds to invest in entrepreneurs •Start a Lending Team at your school 5
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