Kiva is a non profit that is attempting to enable access to lending by crowd funding loans.

Product description Brand name and product description

Kiva provides micro-loans directly or through partners to enable low income individuals access to capital that they would not otherwise have.

Kiva is a 501(c)3 U.S. nonprofit

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

– Kiva

– Field Partners

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Kiva does not charge interest on any of it’s loans. Their operations are entirely funded by donation.

Field Partners do charge interest to cover the cost of operations, but Kiva limits the amount of interest that they can charge.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 1: poverty reduction

Goal 10: reduced Inequalities


Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Underserved populations without access to banking or capital.

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