We just updated our loans on www.KIVA.com, a microloan website that PADT has been a member of since 2007.
Kiva takes very small loans from people, pools them together, and makes small loans to entrepreneurs around the world. It is a great way to make a big difference in someone’s life with a small donation.
You know how much we love numbers here at PADT, so here are some about our Kiva loan activity:
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It is interesting to read the little loan pages and understand a bit about what the applicants are trying to do and where they are coming from. You can see our loans on our lending page:
At first, $1,500 seemed like a lot of money, but over the years, it has gone a long way. Who would have thought we would be involved in pig farming in the Philippines, a Peruvian Beauty Parlor, or a Cafe in Albania?
If you want to try it, make a loan through this invitation link. When you make a loan, $25 gets added to PADT’s loan pool.