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ECO City Farms is an educational, not-for-profit, food justice urban farm intentionally located in the food desert communities of Prince George’s County, MD, inside the Capital Beltway.

Endorsed by Union Kitchen
26 endorsements made, with a 96% repayment rate .
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55% raised
$4,975
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44 days
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48
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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...
507 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Stock Yards Bank and Trust Co. , loans to this borrower will be matched
93% raised
$5,000
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38 days
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68
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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
78% raised
$5,000
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41 days
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58
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11
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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...
507 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
90% raised
$10,000
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36 days
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166
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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 96% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
56% raised
$10,000
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31 days
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134
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3
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Our biggest challenges have been the ability to fund the purchase of scrap woods when they become available or when we receive a large order. Additionally, having the capital to finance the purchase of new machinery to expedite the manufacturing process has always been a challenge for us. We would disperse the funds from this loan for: Materials $2000 Equipment $2500 Marketing $500
Endorsed by SFEtsy Team
2 endorsements made .
24% raised
$5,000
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44 days
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29
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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
34% raised
$10,000
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42 days
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54
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3
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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
9 endorsements made .
Thanks to Deutsche Bank , loans to this borrower will be matched
94% raised
$10,000
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18 days
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Kathy: UsableArt4U

Waterford, MI

Kathy turned her creativity into UsableArt4U, where she creates pottery and ceramic pieces (primarily ceramic jewelry) through personally hand cutting, designing, and glazing each piece.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
507 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Knight Foundation Detroit , loans to this borrower will be matched
51% raised
$2,500
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44 days
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20
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1
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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 .
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84% raised
$10,000
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22 days
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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
9 endorsements made .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
56% raised
$10,000
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27 days
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80
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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 89% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Zisman Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
92% raised
$10,000
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16 days
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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...
507 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Stock Yards Bank and Trust Co. , loans to this borrower will be matched
54% raised
$5,000
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40 days
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47
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10
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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
78% raised
$5,000
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33 days
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58
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7
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I grew up in kagandari villange wher i attend my attend my primary education due to health problems i could not continue with education

Endorsed by Wambogo Njiru
13 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
88% raised
$125
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44 days
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9
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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.

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507 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
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88% raised
$10,000
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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...
507 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
84% raised
$3,000
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36 days
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40
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Digital Now IT is a small business consulting firm that seeks to provide guidance and advice on all things technology to growing small businesses and non profit organizations.

Endorsed by Main Street Corydon Indiana
2 endorsements made .
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34% raised
$5,000
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42 days
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43
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Animal Intuition is a consulting business and app developer changing the way people treat their dogs for a safer, more loving animal culture.

Endorsed by Pete Benedetto
2 endorsements made .
Thanks to Knight Foundation Detroit , loans to this borrower will be matched
39% raised
$5,000
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43 days
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34
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0
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I remember as a child repeating many times: " When I grow up I am going to have my dairy farm" . Very early in live I learned that good animal husbandry and respect to our natural surroundings ...

Endorsed by Cooperativa Orgánica Madre Tierra
1 endorsement made .
Thanks to Foundation for Puerto Rico , loans to this borrower will be matched
60% raised
$5,000
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33 days
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96
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