Living Goods develops and educates networks of micro-entrepreneurs in family health and supports the distribution of life-improving products such as clean cookstoves, water filters, solar lights,… and simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea. With their innovative entrepreneurship model, communities can improve their standard of living, reduce household expenses and carbon footprints, and create sustainable income opportunities.
Category: Kiva Loan Program
Group loans are popular among Kiva borrowers because of the incredible support they receive from the group. The Mujeres Nuevo Amanacer Group from Guatemala attend monthly trainings on effective business practices, nutrition and health, wome…n’s rights and self-esteem, as well as workshops on organic fertilization and crop rotation practices provided by our partner Friendship Bridge. Support female entrepreneurs: These loans help these women support their families and get them out of poverty. Global Marketplace has a KIVA loan program you can contribute to. Just click on the KIVA MICROCREDIT LOAN link at the top of our home page to learn...
Success!! This loan was 100% repaid. A loan of $200 that Global Marketplace helped make helped Sonia to buy more cheese and yogurt for her wholesale food business. Sonia, 37, is an exemplary mother. She lives with her husband, Juan Carlos. They have 2 children, Milagros and Juan, whom they are raising in her grandmother’s house, located in the district of Huachac, Peru. For more information about our KIVA Loan Program and how you can help click on the link above.
KIVA Loan Program We just received this note from Kiva regarding our microcredit loan fund. Thanks to all who have contributed. Just a quick note to say… thanks! You may not know it, but all of the loans you’ve made put you in the top 1% of lenders for …2013! Amazing! Supporters like you inspire us each and every day. Every time you lend, make a donation, or invite a friend to join Kiva, you make a difference. You’re the reason we’ve been able to reach 1 million borrowers worldwide — and counting. Best wishes, The Kiva Team
Dear GlobalMarketplace.org, We are wishing you HAPPY HOLIDAYS and best wishes for a joyful and prosperous New Year 2014. On behalf of the borrowers we serve, we will like to THANK YOU ALL, for supporting the people of Sierra Leone through Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT). We say: thank you, thank you, thank you. Best wishes, The SMT Team! Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International Posted by Ibrahim Oumarr Jalloh from Waterloo, Sierra Leone Dec 30, 2013
The loan was 100% repaid. A loan of $200 helped Saumu to purchase additional stocks of clothes. Saumu lives in the coastal town of Mombasa, Kenya. She has owned and operated a clothing store for three years. She started the business through a loan from her brother, after divorcing her husband. Saumu also operates a food stall that is located at a strategic point along the street. be in a position to open other stores in the future.