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16 Matching Loans
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Monkey Bread Depot is more than just another pastry company making the most delicious monkey bread you've ever tasted; it is a coalescence of the love of a budding family and a passion to create delicious, local food that brings happiness to the community.

Endorsed by Denise Billings
1 endorsement made.
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64% raised
$3,500
8 days left to fund
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2nd loan

Floral Beauty Greenhouses is a major wholesale greenhouse located in upstate NY. We grow over 10,000 hanging baskets each year, 60,000 geraniums, 13,000 poinsettias, and we service over 100 retail customers within a 100 mile radius. We just broke into the retail market through our greenhouse vegetable division. With funding we will be able to improve the profitability and "green-ness" of our greenhouses and position ourselves for additional future jumps in growth and profitability over the next 2-3 years.

Endorsed by Institute for Veterans and Milit...
11 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
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84% raised
$10,000
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Sweet Luxuries Boutique Bakery creates baked goods prepared with all-natural ingredients. Our receipes are baked in small batches to that produce consistent desserts made with simple and whole ingredients. Our best-selling dessert is our signature lemon bars which we intend to take to market, with your help. With a loan from Kiva Zip, we can operate from a commercial kitchen full-time, therefore becoming a vendor to local coffeeshops and small grocery stores in Houston, Tx.

Endorsed by Bayou Microfund
2 endorsements made.
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60% raised
$5,000
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For decades, many of our food products from the tropics have been the result of exploitation of cheap labor and environmental exploitation. This includes bananas, coffee, and cashews. But in 2014, we have the ability and the information to understand the impact our purchases have on the world. Our role at Live Forest Farms is simple: the cashews we import from Indonesia must have a positive effect on people and the planet.

Endorsed by Justin Curzi
3 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
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68% raised
$5,000
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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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I started Ralston Farm in 2011 as a small-scale, diversified farm to serve my community is New Jersey. Now, we supply a 105-person Community Supported Agriculture program, and work with local restaurants and Good Eggs to spread our reach further. A Kiva Zip loan will allow us to invest in a walk-in cooler for our produce.

Endorsed by Good Eggs Brooklyn
1 endorsement made.
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72% raised
$5,000
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Nuts + Nuts is a farm-direct, gourmet cashew company. We are a family owned business and take great pride in our product, which helps to support the livelihood of cashew farmer communities in Indonesia. Our cashews are sourced from Central Java and roasted using our family recipe in small batches.

Endorsed by Bi-Rite Market
6 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate.
61% raised
$5,000
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Charlie Frank's Pies was born out of my desire to learn how to create future manifestations out of love and not fear. This transition began with the transformation of a 2 room apartment into an enchanted bungalow for healing and meditation. It was a magical space that that gave birth to the concept of a Sweet Potato Peach Pie, which ultimately seeded the vision of Charlie Frank's Pies.

Endorsed by Urban Village Farmers' Market As...
1 endorsement made.
41% raised
$5,000
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Jade Chocolates specializes in blending teas and spices from Asia and the Pacific Islands. During our 7 years in business, we have out grown our existing 15 lb. tempering machine. In order for our business to prosper, a 125 lb machine would allow us to decrease the time spent creating our chocolate bars and allow for us to develop additional lines including truffles.

Endorsed by Supervisor Eric Mar
1 endorsement made.
61% raised
$5,000
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My mother and I immigrated to California from Oaxaca, Mexico with entrepreneurship in our spirits. In 2011 we put that spirit to work, and began serving authentic and delicious Oaxacan food to the people of Oakland and San Francisco. A Kiva Zip loan will help us expand our business and our dreams with marketing materials and a website.

Endorsed by People's Grocery
1 endorsement made.
56% raised
$2,500
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Peter: Philly Bread

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Philadelphia, PA

Philly Bread bakes delicious, unique, square-shaped sourdough breads. We are well on its way to becoming a sustainable company, since customers love the product. The bakery facility is secured and the staff is trained, now I just need a couple dollars to fix up some equipment and obtain some locally grown and milled flour in bulk.

Endorsed by North 5th Street Revitalization ...
1 endorsement made.
21% raised
$5,000
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I do outside catering since 2010. I do menus for birthday parties, weddings and corporate function. I started this business to support myself financially.
Biggest challenge is inadequate capital for expansion. i desire to grow my business and even operate a kitchen other than cooking from home.

Endorsed by Belinda Nyangasi
112 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate.
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80% raised
$375
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Theresa: S&T Chocolates

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Pittsburgh/Allegheny, PA

At S&T Chocolates every piece of chocolate is made with care and dedication. We are locally owned and operated and committed to teaching chocolate making to our community while also providing some of the highest quality chocolates available.

Endorsed by Urban Innovation21
8 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
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8% raised
$5,000
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Edwin: Edwins grocery

Nairobi, Kenya

I grow up in a children's home in karen called-children of God relief institute.Currently am employed as a gardener and doing part time classes-diploma in social work.My future plan in to be able to get a job in an NGO in order to be able to practice my social work skills and help the community members .

Endorsed by INDIVIDUAL
1 endorsement made.
4% raised
$125
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2nd loan

Simon: Simon's Farm

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Nyahururu, Kenya

I DO FARMING. I KEEP POULTRY AND 2 GRADE COWS. BIGGEST CHALLENGE IS LACK OF ENOUGH FUNDS 2 IMPROVE ON MY WORK.

Endorsed by Participatory Approaches for Int...
48 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
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65% raised
$250
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3rd loan

I usually sell things like vegetables, fruits, tomatoes, maize, charcoal etc. I hope my business will one day be the best in Juakali. I also hope to get all of my three children educated and employed.

Endorsed by CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF ELDORET,SILC...
27 endorsements made, with a 99% repayment rate.
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58% raised
$250
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