Understanding Kiva Loans

Kiva is a non-profit microlender looking to “create the greatest impact possible with the small business community and entrepreneurs around the country.”

Our host Mary McCarthy spoke with Justin Renfro of Kiva a few months ago, about how the organization is matching up entrepreneurs with people all over the world who donate $25, $50, or $100 to help fund their dream. It’s a twist on crowdfunding that has a 93% funding success rate.

What You Will Learn:

  • How does microlending work?
  • How do entrepreneurs apply for a loan?
  • How does Kiva decide if an entrepreneur should get a loan?
  • The most popular types of careers/industries for funding on Kiva

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Justin Renfro                                                                                                                         (formerly) Senior Program Manager at Kiva                                                                   kiva.org                                                                                                                                              borrow.kiva.o

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