• Organization TypeInvestment & Finance
  • Staff51-100
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded2005

Kiva

Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Kiva's mission is to connect people, through lending, for the sake of alleviating poverty. Kiva empowers individuals to lend to an entrepreneur across the globe. By combining microfinance with the internet, Kiva is creating a global community of people connected through lending. As of November 2009, Kiva has facilitated over $100 million in loans.   How Kiva Works: Kiva works with microfinance institutions on five continents to provide loans to people without access to traditional banking systems. One hundred percent of your loan is sent to these microfinance institutions, which we call Field Partners, who administer the loans in the field. Kiva relies on a world wide network of over 450 volunteers who work with our Field Partners, edit and translate borrower stories, and ensure the smooth operation of countless other Kiva programs.  
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

69Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Manager, Impact
    United States
  • Manager, Risk and Credit Operations
    United States, United States

Staff at Kiva have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • research & development
  • tertiary education
  • public administration
  • financial services

Funders

  • goal global

Countries

  • haiti
  • cameroon
  • rwanda
  • zambia
  • philippines

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Primary sectors

Credit
Monitoring / Evaluation
Microfinance
Research & Development
Events / Training
Banking System
Economic Policy
Financial Services
Anti-Poverty / Social Justice
Personnel / Human Resources

Primary Funders

  • Other - Private Foundations / Corporations
  • Other - Funding NGO / CSO

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • San Francisco
  • 3180 18th Street, Suite 201