A Time To Give: Small Loans, Big Help
This holiday season many want to help others but will say: "what can I do to help? I don't have that much money to give." Thanks to Kiva you don't need much.
Fight Global Poverty For A Few Bucks
Microlending is a revolutionary and efficient way to fight poverty that gives businesses in developing nations a real chance. Entrepreneurs in these countries don't need a lot of money, thus small loans can make all the difference. Thanks to great minds millions of dollars have found their way to help out around the world — a few bucks at a time.
How Does Someone In Los Angeles Give One of These Loans?
Kiva makes microlending convenient thanks to it's global reach and easy-to-navigate social networking-eque website. They help us to find them, from the comfort of our palm tree-lined streets.
Kiva's mission is to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating poverty.
-Go to Kiva.org
-Find a businessperson
-Read their story
-See the small risk of default
-Make a difference
The average loan is only $25, and you'll more than likely get it back. It's easy and is kind of fun. Kiva gift certificates are a nice socially minded last-minute holiday gift too. I'm giving out a few this holiday season.
Kiva.org is open 24/7.