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Welcome to Kiva Zip!

A place for piloting innovations in person-to-person lending

What is Kiva Zip?

Kiva Zip is a pilot program, launched by Kiva, that enables you to make direct loans to entrepreneurs in Kenya and the United States. You can make a loan today for as little as $5. Over time, as your loan is repaid, you get your money back, and you can then withdraw it, or relend it to another entrepreneur.

Repayment Rate

US Loans88.2%
Kenya Loans92.3%
Overall89.1%

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2nd loan

We started Fiesta Farm in 2010 to raise chickens on a 1 acre rented pasture. We now farm nearly 35 acres, raising several different kinds of livestock and exploring vegetables and fruit production with a vision for a fully diversified, biodynamic farm. This year we need to replace half of our laying flock, purchase a livestock trailer, and improve water infrastructure/delivery to our pasture.

Endorsed by California FarmLink
3 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
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57% raised
$10,000
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