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In Kenya, Famine’s Lessons

In Kenya, Famine’s Lessons | Kiva | Scoop.it
Millions of people are starving unnecessarily in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The world knows how to prevent drought-induced famine. So why doesn’t it?

Via Chris Peterson
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Im very grateful that i am not starving im generally healthy and i do not have to face these problems. I wish there was an easy solution to all of this

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Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans

Kiva’s Secret Project To Let You Give Peer-To-Peer Loans | Kiva | Scoop.it
The new Kiva Zip lets you lend directly to a real person,with a higher chance it won’t get paid back.It’s a vast experiment in online trust and it could change the face of microfinance.“This is very much a pilot,”Kiva president Premal Shah proudly...

Via Nadia Meow
Tom Paraskiv's insight:

This is a risk i reacon to keep the middle man! What do you think?

 

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Nadia Meow's curator insight, July 21, 2013 4:48 PM

If you lend money to a real person with a higher chance that it won't get paid back, is it really worth it?

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Sanitation in Schools

Sanitation in Schools | Kiva | Scoop.it
The global sanitation crisis is frightening when it comes to kids. 1.6 million children die each year from diarrheal-related disease - 27,400 in Kenya alone.i This is higher than the number of deat...

Via Georgia Grant
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I find this appauling! I wish it is more hygenic in order for people to live much longer

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Georgia Grant's comment, July 19, 2013 10:10 PM
I find it really horrifying that the sanitation crises is killing more people then AIDS, malaria and TB combined.
Georgia Grant's comment, July 19, 2013 10:12 PM
I think it is really upsetting how some people have so much and others don't even have good hygienic sanitation facilities.
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Kiva - Loans that change lives

Kiva - Loans that change lives | Kiva | Scoop.it
Make a loan to an entrepreneur across the globe for as little as $25. Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe. (Want to do a little good this Monday?

Via Linus Zheng
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I believe Kiva is an amazing website that can help many people that are in need of money to help them.

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Linus Zheng's curator insight, June 26, 2013 8:30 PM

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