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Kiva Paid Off!

Kiva Loan: My first Kiva loan was paid off! Investing in a liquor store meant that the $25 I invested has been fully paid off. I’ve invested it in someone riskier this time: Anderson Cristaldo, a 21 year old salesman in Paraguay. He’s cute, he’s young, and I was the first person to loan him […]

Efficient Weekend

Despite the fact that I am not going to be physically leaving town for something like 48 hours, I am ready.

Twenty-four hours ago, I was still in a state of panic.

Since returning from Rotterdam, it’s been a busy week. Wednesday afternoon I discovered somebody I needed to talk to was in town—thus saving […]

Microfinanced Today

The last time my friend Samee and I had significant face time, she introduced me to Kiva, a microfinance website in which she was a lender, lending $25 at a time to small businesses and entrepreneurs in developing parts of the world.

It’s microfinance and at the time I thought it was a really cool […]