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121 Matching Loans
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3rd loan

Barnabas: Mama Dory Hotel

NAIROBI, Kenya

My business sells food to customers who mostly live in Huruma slum area. I am very proud of my business since it caters for young people and makes sure they get balanced meals.

Endorsed by FURAHA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
97 endorsements made, with a 94% repayment rate.
60% raised
$250
Loan
43 days
Left to Fund
19
Lenders
1
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3rd loan

Beatrice: Sakaa Dishes

Nairobi, Kenya

My business sells food especially ethic dishes. My customers are people who live and work in Huruma slum. I am very proud of my business since it gives customers a choice of ethnic food.

Endorsed by FURAHA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
97 endorsements made, with a 94% repayment rate.
42% raised
$350
Loan
44 days
Left to Fund
12
Lenders
0
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TonTon's focus is gluten-free, locally sourced, non-GMO foods. We are dedicated to creating delicious, healthy, regionally sourced foods while providing meaningful employment for our community.

Endorsed by Sustainable Valley Technology Group
2 endorsements made.
67% raised
$3,000
Loan
22 days
Left to Fund
83
Lenders
4
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KnowledgeBase’s "Reach - Then Teach" Leadership Cohort is a diverse group who generate solutions by executing mentoring, conflict resolution, and problem solving projects.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
195 endorsements made, with a 95% repayment rate.
34% raised
$2,500
Loan
40 days
Left to Fund
23
Lenders
2
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4th loan

Peter: Oyugis Shop

Nairobi, Kenya

I started my business in 1992. I sell charcoal. Charcoal is currently the primary cooking fuel in Kibera. It's allowed me to support my household and educate my children.

Endorsed by Carolina For Kibera
85 endorsements made, with a 94% repayment rate.
37% raised
$350
Loan
43 days
Left to Fund
14
Lenders
0
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Stacey: JMM Taxes

Oakland, CA

In a city where most tax preparation with e-file prices start at $200, JMM Taxes prices start at $125. We provide tax education to all customers and we strive to maintain low affordable prices.

Endorsed by Operation HOPE
5 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
Thanks to Capital One, loans to this borrower will be matched
30% raised
$5,000
Loan
32 days
Left to Fund
51
Lenders
6
Comments
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2nd loan

Out of the Box Collective is an LA farm-to-home grocery delivery service and certified B Corp. We source local foods from farmers ranchers, fishermen, bee-keepers, artisans, vintners, and more.

Endorsed by Local Investment Networking Club...
5 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
14% raised
$10,000
Loan
20 days
Left to Fund
94
Lenders
2
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I currently run a Baby Cake Learning Center daycare out of my home with the desire to obtain a building. This will allow me to expand and grow into an amazing fully functioning child care facility.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
195 endorsements made, with a 95% repayment rate.
15% raised
$5,000
Loan
43 days
Left to Fund
32
Lenders
1
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Milka: Linets shop

Nairobi, Kenya

I sell sugar, rice, flour, bread and cooking oil at my shop in Ummoja shop. My biggest challenge is funds to purchase stock to retain new and existing clients by selling it to them timely.

Endorsed by Wycliffe Munialo Wilundah
89 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate.
85% raised
$350
Loan
38 days
Left to Fund
26
Lenders
0
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Dena: Us Too Gymnastics

Lake Forest, CA

Us Too Gymnastics gives kids and teens with special needs a place to come and be accepted, integrate into mainstream classes, be apart of an extracurricular activity, but most of all, have fun!

Endorsed by Academies for Social Entrepreneu...
1 endorsement made.
26% raised
$5,000
Loan
20 days
Left to Fund
98
Lenders
1
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Ki: L&G Vietnamese Sandwiches

San Francisco, CA

We are opening a small Vietnamese Restaurant in San Francisco's Tenderloin and hope to offer the best food and make our restaurant a center of the community.

Endorsed by Tenderloin Economic Development ...
10 endorsements made, with a 89% repayment rate.
10% raised
$5,000
Loan
44 days
Left to Fund
20
Lenders
1
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George: Yoga Woodworks

UASINGISHU, Kenya

I am a mobile carpenter. My business deals with wood works, specifically fittings, fittings for wardrobes, wall units, kitchen cabinets and ceiling boards.

Endorsed by Academic Model Providing Access ...
77 endorsements made, with a 99% repayment rate.
38% raised
$250
Loan
43 days
Left to Fund
16
Lenders
0
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James Ayuka: James Ayuka

Nairobi, Kenya

My business includes transport whereby the matatu serves passengers from Town to Kibera. I started the business August 2014.

Endorsed by Shining Hope for Communities
174 endorsements made, with a 95% repayment rate.
24% raised
$350
Loan
43 days
Left to Fund
7
Lenders
0
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The business deals in beauty and hairdressing. I maintain and style hair for my clients. Recently, I have started incorporating manicure and pedicures for both male and female customers.

Endorsed by Lwala Community Alliance
71 endorsements made, with a 94% repayment rate.
31% raised
$250
Loan
43 days
Left to Fund
8
Lenders
0
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Flambeau River Gift Shoppe, home of The Lunchbox, is a unique gift store and sandwich shop in downtown Ladysmith. We offer a variety of quality gifts, wedding accessories, tuxedo rentals and more!

Endorsed by The Wisconsin Women's Business I...
9 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
Expiring Soon
30% raised
$5,000
Loan
8 days
Left to Fund
96
Lenders
2
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This business provides a service to those who lead busy lives or who want to preserve their garments. It helps us to show our children and families that all things are possible if you believe.

Endorsed by The Wisconsin Women's Business I...
9 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate.
38% raised
$3,500
Loan
8 days
Left to Fund
81
Lenders
79
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At Hollywood Ave Boutique you will find a fabulous selection of clothing, shoes and accessories designed to spice up your closet. We strive to provide you with the latest styles at unbeatable prices.

Endorsed by Greenside Development Foundation
7 endorsements made, with a 88% repayment rate.
38% raised
$2,000
Loan
39 days
Left to Fund
20
Lenders
3
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Mary: Mary boutique.

Nairobi, Kenya

I sell second hand clothes where I have majored in ladies clothes. I started the business in 2009. My goal is to establish my business to have a steady income to support my two children and myself.

Endorsed by Davis Mkoji
104 endorsements made, with a 95% repayment rate.
48% raised
$350
Loan
38 days
Left to Fund
24
Lenders
0
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People in pain have little to help them in the long run- standard treatment leads to addiction and enormous cost. This program demonstrates how to effectively abolish pain and avoid addiction, espe...

Endorsed by Dan Dolata
1 endorsement made.
9% raised
$3,000
Loan
45 days
Left to Fund
21
Lenders
0
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Natural Inner Beauty is a modern and charming beauty and barber salon. We will recruit those facing social and economic challenges, train them, and provide them with a job.

Endorsed by Center for the Acceleration of A...
10 endorsements made, with a 95% repayment rate.
Thanks to Capital One, loans to this borrower will be matched
14% raised
$5,000
Loan
16 days
Left to Fund
56
Lenders
14
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