It's always giving season here.
With Kiva you can lend as little as $25 and make a big change in someone's life.
This year, more than 315,000 lives around the world were changed thanks to people like you!
Support causes you care about.
Let the festivities begin!
No matter where you are in the world, giving comes in many forms. Whether it's baking, decorating or simply spending time with family and friends.
Join us as we explore holiday traditions from borrowers (and lenders) around the world.
Meet the Kiva Card, the only gift that actually keeps giving!
When you hand someone a Kiva Card under the twinkling lights this year, you’re not only giving them the chance to change a life, but the chance to do it again and again. It’s a lot better than an ugly sweater.
How it works
By lending as little as $25 on Kiva, you can support the causes you care about and make a real personal impact.
Choose a borrower
Browse by category and find an entrepreneur to support.
Make a loan
Help fund a loan with as little as $25.
Kiva borrowers have a 96% repayment rate historically.
Relend your money or withdraw your funds.
It's a loan, not a donation
Kiva is a loan, not a donation, allowing you to cycle your money and create a personal impact across the world. Plus, you can withdraw your funds at any time.
100% of your loan goes to the field.
Our community has funded over $1.6 billion in loans.
Kiva borrowers have a 96% repayment rate.
The Kiva community spans 77 countries and 1.9M lenders.
What our lending community thinks