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  • Kiva:  Implemen-ng  Global   Digital  Philanthropy   By:  Lindsey  Auster-­‐Weiss  
  • Imagine   being  able   to  help   people   across   the   world   with  one   click…  
  • Philanthropy  has  been  transformed  into  digital  social   good  by  providing  worldwide  opportuni-es  to  help.    
  • Kiva  is  an   excellent   example  of  an   NPO  using  social   media  strategy   to  promote   digital   philanthropy.  
  • Their  slogan  is:  
  • Kiva  is  a  completely  digital  company   where  all  fundraising  is  processed   online.  
  • Kiva  inspires   people  who   would  like  to   help  globally   from  the   comfort  of  their   local  homes.    
  • How  it  works:     Make  a  loan   Get  repaid   Repeat!  
  • Borrowers  can   choose  who   they  would  like   to  help  from   thousands  of   different   projects.    
  • Currently,  there   are  3,198  loans   available.  
  • Whether  its  funding  money  to  buy  a  goat  to  use  to  sell  milk   products  or  seeds  for  vegetaOon,  every  dollar  is  lent  to  a   specific  person  in  need  to  help  them  with  their  cause.    
  • There  is  an  opOonal  fee  of  $3.75  to  support  the  organizaOon,   because  100%  of  all  loans  are  given  to  the  borrowers.  
  • This  kind  of  donaOon-­‐based  approach  is  fundamental   to  the  company’s  success  and  borrowers  achieving   op-mal  fundraising.     4 seconds between loans $4,721,950 lent 7,556 new lenders joined 65,082 lenders made a loan 11,069 borrowers funded
  • They  have  expanded  the  social  good  footprint  through  not   only  people,  but  organiza-ons.    
  • Kiva,  a  grassroots  movement   that  was  founded  in  2005,     has  generated  $564,574,275   in  loans  from  1,173,429     Kiva  leaders  with  a  98.86%   repayment  rate.  
  • Powerful  example  of  technology  enabling  seemingly   impossible  dreams  to  come  true  through  lenders   who  never  imagined  they  could  help.  
  • Kiva  has  made   millions  of   impoverished   people   happier   around  the   world.    
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  • •  hXps://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-­‐flor/3102480320/   •  hXps://www.flickr.com/photos/sandeepachetan/8676960577/   •  hXps://www.flickr.com/photos/camera_rwanda/265802151/   •  hXps://www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigo_wen/3385488800/   •  hXps://www.flickr.com/photos/112603993@N07/12047525006/   •  hXps://www.flickr.com/photos/voldy92/4500611731/   •  hXps://www.flickr.com/photos/andrey_1125/8434692440/   •  hXp://socinnovaOon.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/global-­‐young-­‐entrepreneurs.jpg   •  hXp://www.richscholar.com/make-­‐a-­‐difference-­‐for-­‐living/   •  hXp://www.richscholar.com/wp-­‐content/uploads/YE-­‐social-­‐entrepreneurs.jpg   •  hXp://thenewpioneers.biz/category/social-­‐entrepreneurship/   •  hXp://www.1001-­‐fundraising-­‐ideas.com/   •  hXp://www.webdesignerspro.net/img/worldwide-­‐connecOons.jpg   •  hXp://theagenda.tvo.org/blog/agenda-­‐blogs/pull-­‐social-­‐pladorms-­‐social-­‐good   •  hXp://www.volunteerweekly.org/volunteering-­‐and-­‐social-­‐media/   •  hXp://www.ustrust.com/publish/ust/capitalacumen/fall2011/features/women-­‐and-­‐ philanthropy.html