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(MFI)
What is Kiva?
Nicaragua
Honduras
Togo
Senegal
Bulgaria
Gaza
Uganda
Kenya
Tanzania
Cambodia
Samoa
Mexico
Ecuador
Nigeria
Ghana
Mozambique...
How does Kiva Work?
A loan is
made on Kiva
every 31 seconds
in 2008!!!
Kiva moves money
• Lenders choose a
person to lend to
• An MFI gets the money
from Kiva
• The MFI lends the
money to the b...
Who Are Kiva Fellows? What
Do They Do?
What are the good things
about Microfinance?
• With a relatively small amount of money, poor people
can start or improve t...
Sierra’s Favorite Stories
What are the bad things about
microfinance?
• Takes a long time to get a loan
• Borrowers have to do a lot of things to ge...
Sierra’s Unhappy Story
There were
others stories like
this…but not for
today
Sierra’s Complicated Story
People need
loans for lots of
reasons, not
always
business….
But- mostly stories are about small
improvements…..
And pride…..
What Can You Do?
• Creative way to make providing loans cheaper-
technology?
• Support business training in the developing...
Kiva PPT-dallas
Kiva PPT-dallas
Kiva PPT-dallas
Kiva PPT-dallas
Kiva PPT-dallas
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Kiva PPT-dallas

  1. 1. (MFI)
  2. 2. What is Kiva?
  3. 3. Nicaragua Honduras Togo Senegal Bulgaria Gaza Uganda Kenya Tanzania Cambodia Samoa Mexico Ecuador Nigeria Ghana Mozambique Ukraine Afghanistan DRC Indonesia Azerbaijan Cameroon Tajikistan Bolivia Haiti Dominican Republic Vietnam Iraq Peru Paraguay Guatemala Sierra Leone Cote d’Ivoire Pakistan Nepal Moldova Lebanon South Sudan Bosnia Partnerships with 104 MFIs in 49 Countries!
  4. 4. How does Kiva Work? A loan is made on Kiva every 31 seconds in 2008!!!
  5. 5. Kiva moves money • Lenders choose a person to lend to • An MFI gets the money from Kiva • The MFI lends the money to the borrower • The borrower repays the MFI • The MFI repays Kiva • Kiva repays the lenders
  6. 6. Who Are Kiva Fellows? What Do They Do?
  7. 7. What are the good things about Microfinance? • With a relatively small amount of money, poor people can start or improve their business • Most formal lending institutions won’t lend to them. Why? • Microfinance can help women and girls • Microfinance works inside communities • Microfinance is empowering • Microfinance is person to person development
  8. 8. Sierra’s Favorite Stories
  9. 9. What are the bad things about microfinance? • Takes a long time to get a loan • Borrowers have to do a lot of things to get a loan – So borrowers look for MFIs with the fewest requirements – What does this mean? • It costs a lot to give a loan, so interest rates are high – How high? • Not everyone wants a business, some wish they could be an employee
  10. 10. Sierra’s Unhappy Story There were others stories like this…but not for today
  11. 11. Sierra’s Complicated Story People need loans for lots of reasons, not always business….
  12. 12. But- mostly stories are about small improvements….. And pride…..
  13. 13. What Can You Do? • Creative way to make providing loans cheaper- technology? • Support business training in the developing world • Support nonprofits that provide other, non-financial services • Buy products sold by microborrowers (ahkun.org) • Listen to people • Support local small businesses • Speak another language • Learn as much as you can about the world …and lend to

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