Good luck Mercedes

Mercedes is single and strives to move forward alone. Even though her children are independent, they live with their in-laws. Mercedes makes tortillas at home. She also sells curds and soft drinks. Doña Mercedes’ main goal is to replace a wall in one of her rooms with concrete since it has worn down over time. […]

My First Kiva Loan

My first Kiva loan is a success and within a week it was distributed to my family of choice in Cambodia… Thank you for your loan. It has been disbursed to Yen Hoeun by Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a partner of Save the Children in Cambodia. We are excited to watch this business grow. Over […]

A look at Kiva and more

I heard about Kiva, a U.S. based non-profit organization that facilitates micro-lending between people from all of the world to individuals that are in need, way back in early 2007.  The concept sounded intriguing yet dead simple (lend out a loan, and they pay it back).  I was skeptical at first because of the obvious […]