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Behind the Scenes… The Trilogy: Training 23 Kiva Agents

Weaving, Women, and Justice in Guatemala

Today in Guatemala's Supreme Court, closing arguments are being delivered in the trial of former head of state, Efraín Ríos Montt on the accusations of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Microfinance 101: Guatemala Video Lessons "From the Field to the Classroom" [VIDEOS]

 
 
Last year, I served as a substitute teacher in my hometown of Minnetonka, Minnesota. 

A meet with Ola Smart, CEO of Mountain Lion Agriculture in Sierra Leone

Expanding social impact in Armenia

Normally, when I go on borrower verification visits I am accompanied by someone from the Field Partner office, both to serve as a translator and (I suspect) to ensure I don’t get lost forever somewhere out there.

Kiva, the missing piece of a puzzle to boost rice farmers

In a recent report from the Oxford Business School, it was estimated that 66% of Ghana’s rice consumption was supported by imports.

Lessons of life from the women of rural Nicaragua

My experience as a Kiva partner impact fellow

It’s been almost 1 year now since I joined Kiva as a partner impact fellow. It has been quite an exciting experience seeing what I have achieved throughout my project and how I've developed various skills in research and project management.

Georgia on my mind

Georgia has one of the oldest histories of any country on Earth. In fact, the recent discovery of 8,000-year-old storage containers show that Georgians may be the first inventors of wine. For that alone, we thank them.

Where hammocks come from

Go to any home in El Salvador and you are sure to encounter one thing:
 
A working sink? No.
Air conditioning? No.
A flushing toilet? Maybe.
 

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