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KIVA loans to alleviate poverty

alt@source}:{   "When Kiva approached the Draper Richards Foundation for a grant in 2006, the fledgling, all-volunteer organization looked very different than the Internet giant it is today. At the time, the group was working with pastors in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda who would identify candidates for small loans to start businesses in their congregations and then post their parishion­ers’ information on Kiva’s site. During six months of discussions, as the foundation considered ... "alt@search   }:{    alt@link   }:{   alt@story   }:{   alt@pin   }:{  

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