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Helen: Itskale

Manhattan, NY

Itkale kale chips combine two superfoods into snacks - kale and chia seeds. There’s no longer a trade off between eating healthy and amazing taste! I need support to improve our packaging process.

Endorsed by The Entrepreneur Space
4 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
89% raised
$10,000
Loan
41 days
Left to Fund
71
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4
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Madeleine: Fond, LLC

Louisville, KY

Fond, LLC will be a small, homemade grocery store where I will source and sell local products, prepare items by hand with real ingredients, teach cooking classes, and offer 5-course private dinners.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
498 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to Stock Yards Bank and Trust Co. , loans to this borrower will be matched
60% raised
$5,000
Loan
40 days
Left to Fund
48
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1
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For 40+ years, the Old School Copes brand has been a part of Oakland's community fabric. Copes has persevered despite tremendous struggles. A retail storefront is the next step of an epic comeback.

Endorsed by City of Oakland
15 endorsements made, with a 97% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
51% raised
$10,000
Loan
33 days
Left to Fund
123
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3
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The Shameless Chef is all about sharing the joy of food with others and creating jobs in my community. I need support meeting growing demand. A share of sales will be donated to local D.C. charities.

Endorsed by Union Kitchen
26 endorsements made, with a 96% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
54% raised
$5,000
Loan
43 days
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39
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4
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At North Brooklyn Farms, we convert vacant lots into productive green spaces to make plants, dirt and the experience of growing vegetables available to everyone in the community.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
499 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
73% raised
$10,000
Loan
38 days
Left to Fund
129
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5
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Harry: The Wheel Mill

Pittsburgh, PA

The Wheel Mill is Pennsylvania's first indoor bicycle park. Our 80,000 sq ft building is filled with a system of trails, jumps, and ramps of varied difficulty that appeal to all ages.

Endorsed by Operation Better Block, Inc.
3 endorsements made .
Thanks to Tracy and Evan Segal , loans to this borrower will be matched
32% raised
$10,000
Loan
44 days
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43
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2
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Call-Chef Services is a meal preparation and catering/services provider. I am on a quest to bring happiness to people through my food!

Endorsed by NYC Business Solutions Center
8 endorsements made .
Thanks to Deutsche Bank , loans to this borrower will be matched
92% raised
$10,000
Loan
20 days
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209
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18
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Katie: Mushmina

Wayne , PA

Mushmina is an accessories brand and retail store of global fair trade fashion with a social mission of employing artisans in developing countries.

Endorsed by The Enterprise Center Capital Co...
12 endorsements made, with a 90% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Zisman Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
89% raised
$10,000
Loan
18 days
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188
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17
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This loan will help me expand my home remodeling business, and allow me to hire employees from my community.

Endorsed by NYC Business Solutions Center
8 endorsements made .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
49% raised
$10,000
Loan
29 days
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76
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4
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Converting vacant lots into vegetable production, we are working to create a dynamic farm that strives toward sustainability, community empowerment, and financial viability in the Twin Cities.

Endorsed by Cornell Small Farms Program
8 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
72% raised
$10,000
Loan
24 days
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214
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8
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Annina: Granaté Prêt

Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, PA

GRANATÉ Prêt is a luxury artisanal clothing line that celebrates the feminine strength of women, by combining couture details, intricate lines, and luxury fabrics into timeless, locally-made pieces.

Endorsed by Philadelphia Fashion Incubator
1 endorsement made .
Thanks to The Zisman Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
73% raised
$5,000
Loan
35 days
Left to Fund
54
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6
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We aspire to join styling forces and partner to open a salon that caters to curly and natural hair as well as hosts hair education classes we can offer to the community.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
499 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to Stock Yards Bank and Trust Co. , loans to this borrower will be matched
42% raised
$5,000
Loan
42 days
Left to Fund
38
Lenders
6
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I grew up in a place called Nyeri, Central part of Kenya. There was a bit of struggling in my growing because my parents did not have any formal employment.

Endorsed by TechnoServe STRYDE Program
235 endorsements made, with a 95% repayment rate .
46% raised
$550
Loan
44 days
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11
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0
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I want to make the world "sparklier" with my one of a kind, handmade burlesque and dance costumes.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
498 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
79% raised
$3,000
Loan
38 days
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39
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Elemental Plants has been in the business of propagating, value adding and selling a wide variety of ornamental and fruit-bearing plants for 12 years at Hawai’i Island farmers' markets.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
499 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
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78% raised
$10,000
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6 days
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Elvin: Coqui's Cafe

New Albany, IN

Coqui's Cafe offers Puerto Rican/American-fused organic foods. We use ingredients from local farms and farmer's markets. We want to bring back the Mom & Pop feel to our local quaint community diner.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
498 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County , loans to this borrower will be matched
94% raised
$5,000
Loan
23 days
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105
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I want to open a daycare to provide a safe haven for children in my community while their parents work. I need to purchase items to help me successfully open the daycare.

Endorsed by NYC Business Solutions - Harlem ...
14 endorsements made, with a 95% repayment rate .
Thanks to MetLife Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
84% raised
$6,350
Loan
15 days
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130
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Brad: Turnkey Startup Space

Philadelphia, PA

Turnkey Startup Space provides affordable and flexible office space for startups, entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profits in the up and coming Brewerytown neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
498 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Zisman Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
49% raised
$5,000
Loan
31 days
Left to Fund
66
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41
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Parents Little Treasures, LLC is a start up baby products company that specializes in making baby/children products that are multi-functional, economical, and environmentally friendly.

Endorsed by The Enterprise Center Capital Co...
12 endorsements made, with a 90% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Zisman Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
30% raised
$10,000
Loan
33 days
Left to Fund
53
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0
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Being the first of his family to immigrate from Mexico, Efren began working on farms to support his family. He now farms sustainably because he simply believes that it is the most just way to farm.

Endorsed by Culinary Business Strategy
1 endorsement made .
20% raised
$10,000
Loan
37 days
Left to Fund
96
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6
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