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 Loans88.0%
Kenya Loans92.2%
Overall88.9%

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Fresh Cut Flower Farm is in the city of Detroit, growing beautiful flowers in sustainable ways for local customers. We offer a Weekly Bouquet Service, sales direct to floral designers, wedding and event services, and weekly deliveries to area businesses. The farm beautifies our home, neighborhood, and city; provides forage for bees and other pollinators; and helps support our family. Your loan will help us meet wholesale demands and provide excellent customer service.

Endorsed by D:hive
3 endorsements made.
Thanks to Knight Foundation Detroit, loans to this borrower will be matched
76% raised
$5,000
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