I’ll admit it right up front.  I am a huge fan of Kiva Microfunds (commonly known as Kiva) and have been a lender there for a number of years.   Continue reading

Locavesting meets Kiva

Locavesting meets Kiva || “Kiva City: Using Microloans To Revitalize Small Businesses In Struggling American Cities”

There’s a lot of great stuff one could say about Kiva and being an active micro-lender through their service myself, I’m ecstatic that they’ve started to look at some of the cities within the United States that have fallen on hard economic times.  Yesterday Kiva announced that they were opening their doors to entrepreneurs in Detroit and New Orleans.  Check out the two videos below for more information – including an excellent introduction to the program by the 42nd President of the United States, William “Bill” Clinton.