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Friday, August 1

Spidey loan

When I was trying to decide who to microloan to on Kiva, I saw this female store owner in Mexico with a stationary store. In the background were Spider-man bags, so I chose her.

If you don't know about Kiva, it's an amazing site where you make microloans or pool money for the working poor of the world.

Kiva's mission is to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating poverty.

Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world.

The people you see on Kiva's site are real individuals in need of funding - not marketing material. When you browse entrepreneurs' profiles on the site, choose someone to lend to, and then make a loan, you are helping a real person make great strides towards economic independence and improve life for themselves, their family, and their community.



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