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  • Kiva Adds Student Loans To Microlending Marketplace

    Kiva Adds Student Loans To Microlending Marketplace

    Kiva.org, one of the pioneers in micro-lending to entrepreneurs, is entering the educational space today, launching the pilot program of student microloans on the platform. Kiva is a peer-to-peer lending site that began as a way to facilitate micropayment loans between citizen lenders and extremely low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries, Through Kiva’s platform, anyone can loan… Read More

  • Vittana Applies The Kiva Model To Help Finance Education In Developing Countries

    Vittana Applies The Kiva Model To Help Finance Education In Developing Countries

    The microfinance model has proved to be a valuable way to raise funds for entrepreneurs all over the country, as exemplified by the success of Kiva. Seattle-based Vittana is taking a similar approach to helping fund education in developing countries by allowing you to lend directly to students in the developing world. The idea is to bring student loans to the developing world through the power… Read More