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Doribel: PazArte Amor

Bayamon, PR

Our first book is ready to print. It is a 40 page illustrated book. We need to buy 10 ISBN numbers for the series and print 500 copies to start. That is $2,300 to start that project. We are already building demand. We also have a pending order for 140 high quality t-shirts and tank tops, and we need to get them printed on. The designs are ready. We need $750 for the shirts and $840 for the DTG printing. The rest of the loan will be spent on marketing and for some flexibility in case o...
Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
589 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Foundation for Puerto Rico , loans to this borrower will be matched
28% raised
$5,000
Loan
45 days
Left to Fund
21
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2
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Casey: Camino

Milwaukee, WI

Camino will be a beer-centric sandwich cafe located in Milwaukee's historic Walker's Point. With a laid-back atmosphere, Camino will be the place to get a great sandwich at an affordable price.

Endorsed by The Wisconsin Women's Business I...
20 endorsements made, with a 84% repayment rate .
Thanks to Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
13% raised
$10,000
Loan
45 days
Left to Fund
17
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Heather: Olive & Marlowe

Pittsburgh, PA

Olive & Marlowe is a second-time Kiva Zip borrower that provides customers with the best olive oils from small, domestic-only producers along with a quality education about our products.

Endorsed by Leona's Ice Cream Sandwiches
1 endorsement made .
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49% raised
$10,000
Loan
38 days
Left to Fund
140
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Mariko: Aedan

San Francisco, CA

We need to buy more raw materials to make our products, Organic Rice, Soybeans, Barley, Chickpeas and salt. We also need the packaging and labels, as well as equipment for growing Koji, rolling racks with insulated covers to control temperature. There is a storage issue as well because Miso must be aged to maturity before it can be distributed to stores and customers, we need to expand our rental space allow more of the Miso to age.
Endorsed by La Cocina
8 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
65% raised
$10,000
Loan
43 days
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51
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This loan will help us grow our business by giving us the tools to expand our operational capacity and marketing efforts. As interest in our work rapidly grows, we want to focus on targeting and engaging the most values-aligned clients and streamlining our services and solutions to best serve them. We want to continue guiding homeowners, businesses, design professionals and institutions on the path towards a water abundant future. This loan will help us build our capacity to take on this goa...
Endorsed by Bay Bucks
3 endorsements made .
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54% raised
$7,000
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42 days
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57
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5
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Peter: Soja Mind Body

Oakland, CA

I'm to committed to building a healthier Oakland through dynamic martial arts & movement classes. Through years of experience & training, my services are suited for all ages!

Endorsed by Jeanette Jin
3 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
14% raised
$10,000
Loan
44 days
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21
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1
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This loan will help us grow our business by giving us the tools to expand our visual and operational capacity. We want to ensure that our design and installation teams are outfitted with the most up-to-date tools of their trade. As our projects grow in size and complexity, it is especially important for the installation crew to maintain a high degree of efficiency and safety on the jobsite. We want to continue to provide the highest level of craftsmanship for the homeowners, businesses, desig...
Endorsed by Bay Bucks
3 endorsements made .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
53% raised
$8,000
Loan
42 days
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51
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Rebecca: Suz & Bex

Martinez, CA

At Suz & Bex, our mission and passion in life is to enhance women's lives and wardrobes through affordable accessories. Suz & Bex brings a signature style and upbeat approach to everything we do.

Endorsed by Youth Business USA
11 endorsements made, with a 94% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
72% raised
$5,000
Loan
44 days
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30
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At HEAL: Pilates it's about feeling good. We believe that mind-body connection, stability, and strengthening are all vital in achieving a pain-free, physically fit, and balanced body.

Endorsed by Centro Community Partners
13 endorsements made, with a 99% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
76% raised
$10,000
Loan
18 days
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157
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Jason: Typepic Prints

Brooklyn, NY

This loan allows me to purchase the equipment and materials needed to scale my business. There is high demand for my apparel & accessory print service. I need items items to meet the demand.

Endorsed by Ricardo Devallon
7 endorsements made .
Thanks to MetLife Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
47% raised
$10,000
Loan
37 days
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64
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Healthy Eating, LLC provides fresh, lean, and affordable packaged meals to customers who want to watch their diets and their wallets, all prepared by a trained chef.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
589 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Stock Yards Bank and Trust Co. , loans to this borrower will be matched
73% raised
$4,825
Loan
37 days
Left to Fund
95
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Caroline: solidariTEA

Berkeley, CA

We’re an organic iced tea company raising needed funds for Bay Area justice & art. Deeply rooted in health, solidariTEA is our way of building & strengthening community through food, inside & out.

Endorsed by East Bay SCORE
3 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
51% raised
$5,000
Loan
42 days
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69
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Ahmed: Elkarti

Portland, OR

I have been working for many years to launch elkarti, an ethical fashion brand that creates beautiful designs while doing good. Your loan will help me produce my Spring collection and grow my business

Endorsed by Impact Entrepreneurs
3 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
36% raised
$10,000
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38 days
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Renee: Mamacitas Cafe

Oakland, CA

Gaining access to capital will provide a tremendous amount of support while Mamacitas Cafe scales. We have operated as a pop-up and catering business for the past year, but we have outgrown this model and need more infrastructure. A loan will help us as we move into a brick and mortar cafe and will allow us to increase our catering offerings, while also increasing revenue with everyday cafe sales. We have recently had to turn down business because we didn't have the space and tools necessa...
Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
589 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
22% raised
$10,000
Loan
45 days
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26
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Jakari J is a hair salon, our entire team of hair care specialists are committed to meeting your healthy hair goals. We serve our neighborhood, by hiring from the community.

Endorsed by Queens Economic Development Corp...
7 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
Thanks to MetLife Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
70% raised
$5,000
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26 days
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98
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This loan will help to grow our business by providing financial assistance for our start up expenses including renovations/repairs ($3500), equipment purchases ($5000) , and supplies ($1400). We expect the purchases to significantly increase our revenue and profit because we will have the necessary space and equipment to provide our services. This loan will greatly help Vital Step Physical Therapy & Fitness open its doors in October 2015. This loan will assist the owners in reaching their goa...
Endorsed by The Enterprise Center Capital Co...
13 endorsements made, with a 89% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia , loans to this borrower will be matched
16% raised
$10,000
Loan
44 days
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31
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Rose Garden Domes is about growing food and distributing food to my community in a local environment, in a closed loop system so as to conserve water and other natural resources.

Endorsed by CADE: The Center for Agricultura...
3 endorsements made .
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88% raised
$10,000
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~ 15 hours
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Ana: Ana Mia Flower Studio

San Francisco, CA

My plan is to invest the $5,000 loan into buying a cold-case display refrigerator to store my flowers ($3,300) , and a computer with software ($1,600) so I will be able to track my business transactions and accounts. This loan will greatly impact my life by providing a first step in developing the business that I love. Ultimately, I want to grow my business so I can fulfill my dream of opening a flower studio in the Tenderloin. A flower studio will bring beauty to the neighborhood and enable ...
Endorsed by Tenderloin Economic Development ...
19 endorsements made, with a 98% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
40% raised
$5,000
Loan
42 days
Left to Fund
38
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Marlo: Marlo's Bakeshop LLC

San Francisco, CA

Primarily, we would use the funds to purchase higher quantities of packaging & ingredients to take advantage of volume price breaks from our suppliers. Saving on these COGs components puts more margin into our pocket to allow us to spend more on marketing programs to support our strategic customers. Our sales efforts over the last 12 months have focused heavily on attaining accounts throughout the state of California: our ‘backyard’. We want to support these customers- our early-adopte...
Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
589 endorsements made, with a 92% repayment rate .
Thanks to Reid Hoffman , loans to this borrower will be matched
18% raised
$10,000
Loan
44 days
Left to Fund
30
Lenders
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SweetPots Mason Jar'd Desserts are unique and delicious cake treats, created by an imaginative mother of five and served up in crafty Mason Jars.

Endorsed by Union Kitchen
28 endorsements made, with a 96% repayment rate .
Thanks to Capital One , loans to this borrower will be matched
41% raised
$5,000
Loan
37 days
Left to Fund
49
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10
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