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Microlender Kiva launches in RVA today

Microlender Kiva launches in RVA today | Nadia's Kiva | Scoop.it
Kiva has worked around the world to help donors send small but critical loans to startups and small businesses. Today the company will announce the launch of a Richmond-specific operation.
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This is Kiva's 7th non-profit specific city location... I wonder if it will do well?

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KIVA Loans Review: The International Bank of Bob - Full of Knowledge

KIVA Loans Review: The International Bank of Bob - Full of Knowledge | Nadia's Kiva | Scoop.it
KIVA Loans are an alternative to traditional bank or credit union loan facilities. people sometimes need smaller loans, or microloans. KIVA Loans are usually for the amount of $25. There are many different reasons why ...
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Kiva is made so that the minimum loan is $25. If you want to lend or people want to borrow less than that, shouldn't you just use a different loaning company?

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Kiva - You're invited to Join Kiva

Kiva - You're invited to Join Kiva | Nadia's 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.
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Kiva is a great organisation - you can loan to people that need help and you know that your loan went to them.

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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 | Nadia's 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...
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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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Tom Paraskiv's curator insight, July 24, 2013 6:16 AM

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