Kiva Stories from the Field

Fellows Blog Posts

A deadly trip and an unpredictable arrival to El Salvador

The Kiva fellowship starts.

Finding a Kiva Lender Through a SkyMall Pillow

A Chance Encounter En Route to Dakar, Senegal

¡Bienvenidos a Barranquilla!

Expectations, (harsh) realities, engagement and innovation

Diana Biggs | KF 18 | Burkina Faso

I’d like to think the title of this post sums up my experience in Burkina Faso – perhaps even both professional and personally. I’ll focus on the former here and try to take you through my journey.

My First Journey with a Kiva Loan Officer

Getting from Point A to Point B in CostaRica

Conversations in a Taxicab

Smitten From The Field

Innovative Teenagers: Feeling Insignificant in Africa

I recently ran a quick survey of my fellow Fellows to find out what we were all doing at the age of 17. We generally consider ourselves a pretty ambitious, well-travelled, well-read bunch; these days, at least. Responses I got spanned the following:

The Largest Development Organization in the World (and you probably haven’t heard of it!)

On my seemingly endless journey from NYC to Kampala, Uganda, I barely slept at all.


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