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'I'm working as hard as I can': For the poor, the costs of life can be higher - NBCNews.com (blog)

'I'm working as hard as I can': For the poor, the costs of life can be higher - NBCNews.com (blog) | What is Poor? | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com (blog) 'I'm working as hard as I can': For the poor, the costs of life can be higher NBCNews.com (blog) While public programs like Medicaid and CHIP provide health care for low-income individuals and children, getting enrolled and...
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In this article talks about how it is expensive to be poor.

This is probably why Kiva and companies like it are there because it's not cheap to be poor. Even poor people who work all day need support because life is never cheap. 

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Have You Heard Of Kiva? – How to change the world - Ban Excuses

Have You Heard Of Kiva? – How to change the world - Ban Excuses | What is Poor? | Scoop.it
Kiva Do you want to have a part in helping to end world poverty? Guess what…. You can! Have you ever heard of the microfinance industry? Basically, people in impoverished areas of the world need to borrow small amounts ...
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Kiva has made an impression all over the place. This is another example of where Kiva has been noticed and described by people who want to make a difference and pass the word around.

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Life of Joy - KIVA is doing something really cool!

Life of Joy - KIVA is doing something really cool! | What is Poor? | Scoop.it
KIVA is doing something really cool! It's called KIVA Zip, and it allows borrowers to lend as little as $5 to an unusual group of borrowers. Here's a link and an excerpt: https://zip.kiva.org/learn. What is Kiva Zip?
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I think this shows how many people are looking at kiva all the time. This post it sbout the new zip function on Kiva that hasn't been on for over 3 months i think yet people are already noticing it and passing on the word.

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Change a Life with a $25 Kiva Loan! « OAK Computing | OAK | OAK ...

Change a Life with a $25 Kiva Loan! « OAK Computing | OAK | OAK ... | What is Poor? | Scoop.it
Based in Ottawa, Canada, OAK takes on web and software application development projects from clients around the globe. Get in touch with us and we would be happy to sit down for a coffee anytime, and the coffee is always ...
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Oak is website/blog that loves giving back. Not just to its area but to around the world. As said in their post Kiva is amazing and here is a small description of Kiva. 

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