Some of you have likely seen my posts about KIVA during the last almost 4 years….  Donate By Making Loans. I got invited to this by an invite from PayPal almost 4 years ago. Today, I extended my 35th loan – made to people managing a microfinance organization in Ouagadougou that supports women and farmers in a country I’ve never even heard of – Burkina Faso. It is considered one of the safest in West Africa, landlocked, population of about 20 million (I know, Mexico City has more people!). The payback on this loan is 25 months – some are less, this term is not at all unusual.

Here is - the story – the history – and an invite – to be a participant. Find out why I make loans. We all have our preferences for supporting others, find out why I like this program by visiting my page:

FYI  Kiva is a 501(c)3 U.S. nonprofit fueled by passionate people. Founded in 2005, and based in San Francisco, with offices in Bangkok, Nairobi, Portland, and staff around the globe.