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Kiva Contributor

We’re Helping To Alleviate Poverty With Kiva.org

Nimble Nerds donates 5% of all proceeds to borrowers on Kiva.

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

Small Loans
By lending as little as $25 on Kiva, anyone can help a borrower start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy or realize their potential. For some, it’s a matter of survival, for others it’s the fuel for a life-long ambition. 100% of every dollar you lend on Kiva goes to funding loans. Kiva covers costs primarily through optional donations, as well as through support from grants and sponsors.
Crowd Funding
We believe lending alongside thousands of others is one of the most powerful and sustainable ways to create economic and social good. Lending on Kiva creates a partnership of mutual dignity and makes it easy to touch more lives with the same dollar. Fund a loan, get repaid, fund another.
Lifting One To Lift Many
When a Kiva loan enables someone to grow a business and create opportunity for themselves, it creates opportunities for others as well. That ripple effect can shape the future for a family or an entire community.

The loans are 100% interest free, this way the borrower is encouraged to develop their business with the loan and repay it over a long period of time. Sometimes even at $1 per month.

“Feed someone a fish and they eat for a day. Teach someone to fish and they eat for a lifetime.”