Blog posts tagged with Earth Day

Apr 4, 2017 KV Kiva HQ
Kiva is proud to work with many organizations who are Fair Trade certified. In the first part of our Fair Trade series, we’re highlighting Kiva Field Partner, Dr. Bronner’s, and their program, Serendipalm!
 
Not only does Dr. Bronner’s make the soap in your bathroom, they also empower the farmers who provide the essential oils for their body products. Dr. Bronner’s is a Fair Trade Certified company, which means they value high economic and environmental standards throughout their supply chain. Kiva works with Serendipalm, a branch of Dr....
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Apr 4, 2017 KV Kiva HQ
Written by: Kathleen Bennett, Kiva Portfolio Manager, South America & Guatemala
 
At Kiva, our mission is to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty, and this mission extends beyond just financial poverty. We aim to help increase access to basic services as well, from clean water and sanitation, to getting sustainable energy in homes. Green loans on Kiva help borrowers switch to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution, promote sustainable practices and help families...
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Apr 4, 2017 KV Kiva HQ
We’re constantly learning about the wonderful flora and fauna that co-exist on this earth, and each discovery has an interesting tale (or tail)! Here are 6 great stories from around the web:
 
Fighting fire with fire: Why this scientist is releasing thousands of mosquitoes to reduce mosquito populations
 

Your head will swim: This fish fights its predators with a pleasing, dizzying bite
 

Do zombies live in crystals?: The reanimation...
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Apr 4, 2014 NI Nicaragua
Looking for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls free trials? Find them here! Or at kiva.org/smartgirls

At Kiva, we believe in treating everyday like it’s Earth Day, which is why we’re especially proud of the green loans that fund through Kiva. These green loans are for individuals and small businesses that are...

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Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Earth Day is this Monday! What will you be doing to celebrate and protect the earth?

Did you know you can use Kiva to do your part for the planet? By lending to help people afford clean energy, switch to organic farming practices and more, you can make the world a better place in several ways at once!

Developing countries are industrializing fast -- but we don’t have to choose between creating opportunity and preserving the environment. By financing the right technology for the people who need it most, we can do both.

On Monday,... Continue Reading >>

Blog posts tagged with Earth Day

Apr 4, 2017 KV Kiva HQ
Kiva is proud to work with many organizations who are Fair Trade certified. In the first part of our Fair Trade series, we’re highlighting Kiva Field Partner, Dr. Bronner’s, and their program, Serendipalm!
 
Not only does Dr. Bronner’s make the soap in your bathroom, they also empower the farmers who provide the essential oils for their body products. Dr. Bronner’s is a Fair Trade Certified company, which means they value high economic and environmental standards throughout their supply chain. Kiva works with Serendipalm, a branch of Dr....
Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2017 KV Kiva HQ
By Kayla Grueneich
Written by: Kathleen Bennett, Kiva Portfolio Manager, South America & Guatemala
 
At Kiva, our mission is to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty, and this mission extends beyond just financial poverty. We aim to help increase access to basic services as well, from clean water and sanitation, to getting sustainable energy in homes. Green loans on Kiva help borrowers switch to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution, promote sustainable practices and help families...
Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2017 KV Kiva HQ
We’re constantly learning about the wonderful flora and fauna that co-exist on this earth, and each discovery has an interesting tale (or tail)! Here are 6 great stories from around the web:
 
Fighting fire with fire: Why this scientist is releasing thousands of mosquitoes to reduce mosquito populations
 

Your head will swim: This fish fights its predators with a pleasing, dizzying bite
 

Do zombies live in crystals?: The reanimation...
Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2014 NI Nicaragua
Looking for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls free trials? Find them here! Or at kiva.org/smartgirls

At Kiva, we believe in treating everyday like it’s Earth Day, which is why we’re especially proud of the green loans that fund through Kiva. These green loans are for individuals and small businesses that are...

Continue Reading >>
Apr 4, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
Earth Day is this Monday! What will you be doing to celebrate and protect the earth?

Did you know you can use Kiva to do your part for the planet? By lending to help people afford clean energy, switch to organic farming practices and more, you can make the world a better place in several ways at once!

Developing countries are industrializing fast -- but we don’t have to choose between creating opportunity and preserving the environment. By financing the right technology for the people who need it most, we can do both.

On Monday,... Continue Reading >>