TripAdvisor Combines Philanthropy And Marketing By Letting Reviewers Give A Free $25 Kiva Microloan | TechCrunch

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TripAdvisor Combines Philanthropy And Marketing By Letting Reviewers Give A Free $25 Kiva Microloan | TechCrunch : TripAdvisor is demonstrating what Shah calls a “a very big trend”. In March 2012, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman put up $1 million to let other people try Kiva. He drove 47,840 new signups to Kiva, and since then, those people have lent an addition $417,000 of their own money

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Lame Spam of the Day: Loan Offer from Kiva

Robert Weiner

I guess Kiva has attained sufficient mindshare to become a phishing tool. Sender: Kiva Micro Financial Loan Company <kiva@yahoo.com> Subject: APPLY FOR YOUR LOAN AS LOW AS 0.2%. of beating your self up, contact Kiva Micro Financial Loan Company now, Loan. General Consultant,Kiva Micro Financial Loan Company. I hadn't realized that $5,000 to $100,000 constituted a micro-loan.

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Inside Bay Area - Kiva does well, with help from friends

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Inside Bay Area - Kiva does well, with help from friends: "Kiva does well, with help from friendsBy Constance Loizos, MEDIANEWS STAFFArticle Last Updated: 03/26/2007 05:20:32 AM PDTIF YOU HAVEN'T yet heard of Kiva.org, a San Francisco nonprofitthat at just 18 months old is already the leading online microcredit site, you're about to.

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Wanna Give a Free $25 Loan to an Entrepreneur on Kiva?

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I liked the idea of giving a Kiva loan as a wedding gift because once the loan is repaid, it can be re-loaned to another entrepreneur, and another and another, so it''s a wedding gift that will keep on giving. As a Kiva lender, I can invite new lenders to make a free $25 loan.

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Kiva in Second Life: Interview With Official SL Volunteers

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With the assistance of dedicated volunteers, Kiva also maintains a presence on different social networking sites and has recently established a presence on Second Life through the Techsoup Nonprofits Commons Project. Kiva is not a charity.

Kiva and Bill Clinton Discuss Giving on Oprah September 4th

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You can read Matt's account of the taping on his blog, The Kiva Chronicles. Winfrey spent the next few minutes talking about the power of the Internet and "the Kiva model." Yay for you too, Bill (: oprah kiva Bill Clinton giving Kiva logo from Kiva.org Giving cover from Amazon.com

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I Made My First Kiva Loan to an American Entrepreneur Today

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This is the fourth loan I've made to an entrepreneur using Kiva, but the first one to an entrepreneur in the United States. Kiva facilitates regular people, like you and me, making micro-loans to entrepreneurs who aren't able to get a loan from the bank.

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Kiva Empowers Borrowers and Lenders to Create Change

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When I loaned her $50 yesterday (my first Kiva loan), only one other person had given her a loan, Sergio from Switzerland. Kiva was started by a husband and wife team, Matt and Jessica Jackley Flannery. Two years later, Kiva has taken off. You can follow the organization's growth and adventures on the Kiva blog, and on Matt's blog, the Kiva Chronicles, on the Skoll Foundation's Social Edge site.

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Will Kiva Kill Your Nonprofit? We hope to tell you at SXSW Interactive

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SXSW Panel Picker Page: “ Will Kiva Kill Your Nonprofit? Donations 2.0 “ Kiva has been connecting donors with low income entrepreneurs since 2005. Kiva creates a one-to-one relationship between donor and recipient.

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Kiva on FRONTLINE World & the Big Vision Podcast

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Jessica is the co-founder and a board member of Kiva , a nonprofit that is using the Internet to connect people through loans to alleviate global poverty. microfinance kiva internet microloanI just posted my interview with Jessica Jackley Flannery on the Big Vision Podcast. Jessica has worked in rural Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda with the Village Enterprise Fund and Project Baobab on impact evaluation and program development.

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I just made an educational microloan!

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Kushal described Vittana as "Kiva for educational loans." Tags: Chakrabarti microloans Vittana Kushal Kiva As someone with three kids in college, I'm used to the idea of educational loans. My kids are borrowing money; I'm borrowing money. It's the American way of higher education! Outside the U.S., educational loans are not so common. And, education is the way out of poverty.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Give the gift of interest free microloans: Kiva.org Give the gift of interest free microloans: Kiva.org Last Updated on Friday, 25 December 2009 09:50 Written by Steve Sunday, 26 November 2006 05:22 This year my family will be giving Kiva gift certificates to our friends and loved ones. Kiva partners with microlending organizations all over the world that give small loans to individuals. They are charged interest by KIVA’s agent.

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Charity Seeks to Move Beyond Making Loans to Entrepreneurs - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Charity Seeks to Move Beyond Making Loans to Entrepreneurs - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas: "Kiva first made its mark by allowing people to make online loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, but the organization has ambitious plans to move beyond its initial mission.The organizational structure that Kiva has

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Are you part of the charity industrial complex?

Steve Bridger

” The internet is a connection machine, and charity:water , Kiva , Kickstarter … they are getting into the connection business.

Facebook Gifts Now Supports Charitable Donations | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

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Kiva, Livestrong, Oxfam America, RAINN, St. Facebook Gifts Now Supports Charitable Donations | News & Opinion | PCMag.com : Facebook today launched a new feature that allows you to make charitable contributions through Facebook Gifts. The test feature is launching with about a dozen partners, including the American Red Cross, Blue Star Families, Boys & Girls Club of America, DonorsChoose.org, Girls Inc., Jude's Children's Research Hospital, and Water.org.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

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Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good

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From the Red Cross, which used text messages to raise $5 million in relief funds for Haiti, to organizations like micro-lender Kiva, which wouldn’t even exist without the concept of social networking, altruistic organizations and individuals are finding 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good: "ocial media has had a profound effect on the way social good organizations approach global problems.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

BBC News - Charity 2.0: The social side of giving

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The social side of giving : ow various organisations, from Justgiving to Virgin Money Giving, have made it easier to organise online donations, while new charities like Help4Heroes and Kiva have shown how it's possible to use the web to promote a cause and get funds flowing rapidly and efficiently. BBC News - Charity 2.0:

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Facebook Tests Giving Platform - TheNonProfitTimes

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People might know Livestrong or the American Red Cross, said Sarah Feinberg, director of policy communications and run our social good programs, but might be less familiar with the likes of Kiva, Girls Inc., Facebook Tests Giving Platform - TheNonProfitTimes : Facebook Tests Giving Platform - 01/24/2013 Facebook rolled out an experimental giving platform that allows users to donate $25 to any of a dozen charities. The social networking platform might expand the program later in 2013.

Facebook's Gift Shop Sings A New Tune - washingtonpost.com

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Facebook's Gift Shop Sings A New Tune - washingtonpost.com: "While you can currently purchase gifts from non-profits, like Kiva, Project Red, TOMS Shoes, Charity Water and the World Wildlife Fund, Facebook is now also including gifts via the Causes application.

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miramichileader.com - School, Kinsmen helping in developing countries

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miramichileader.com - School, Kinsmen helping in developing countries: "A non-profit group, Kiva (Swahili for 'agreement' or 'unity') is the world's first and perhaps only online 'micro-lending' organization, meaning participants in the group loan small amounts of money to selected entrepreneurs.James M.

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HOW TO: Reserve a Custom URL for Your Nonprofit’s Google+ Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, Kiva could reserve plus.google.com/+kiva because they linked their Google+ Page to kiva.org.

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Kiva.org Merges Philanthropy and Venture Capital With First-Ever Microlending Web Site: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance

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Finance : "Press Release Source: Kiva Kiva.org Merges Philanthropy and Venture Capital With First-Ever Microlending Web Site Wednesday October 12, 9:00 am ET PALO ALTO, CA--(MARKET WIRE)--Oct 12, 2005 -- Kiva, the first nonprofit organization to enable individuals to make personal loans to microenterprises in developing countries, launched its Web site today. Kiva.org Merges Philanthropy and Venture Capital With First-Ever Microlending Web Site: Financial News - Yahoo!

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"A World of Good" on FRONTLINE/World Dec 25

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December 25th, 9 PM EST, Frontline/World will be re-broadcasting four "do good" stories about Kiva in Uganda, PlayPumps in South Africa, the Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition in Poland, and Juan Quezada and Mata Ortiz pottery in Mexico. Fronline kiva PlayPump artisan Chopin

19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Kiva Cards. As follow-up to 29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits , below are 19 nonprofits that are offering symbolic gifts and adoptions this holiday season.

Be a Producer! Networking the Arts and Project Development

Network-Centric Advocacy

This is in the same stream of thinking behind innocentive, kiva, extrondinaries, 99designs, daylo, spot.us Here is a cool example of the networked culture connecting art supporters and artists.

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11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Kiva Cards. Kiva Cards let your recipient choose an entrepreneur to support. You can send your Kiva Card by email, snail mail, post it to your Facebook friend’s wall or print and deliver it yourself. November 27, 2012 is the first ever #GivingTuesday.

New Article: How Crowdsourcing Can Help Your Nonprofit

Idealware

From Kickstarter to Kiva and beyond, it seems all anyone is talking about today is crowdsourcing - but what is it? In this new article by freelance writer Soha El Borno, we take a look at the different goals of crowdsourcing, and at a few of the tools and platforms to pool and use the resources of your community. Read How Crowdsourcing Can Help Your Nonprofit. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link]. Social Media Fundraising How to Choose Software

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11 Nonprofits Pioneering the Windows Phone

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Kiva App. When nonprofits launch or consider launching a smartphone app, an iPhone app is usually their first choice with an Android app a distant second.

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Implementing Lean Startup in Mission-Driven Organizations

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Akash, from Kiva Zip’s “skunkworks” team (I love all the fun terms) talked a bit more about how they worked, as a small group of people who develop something quickly outside the normal organizational process. Video streaming by Ustream.

11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits and Make the World A Better Place :: 2011 Edition

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Kiva Cards: Starting a $25, Kiva Cards change lives. You can purchase Kiva Cards which then can be redeemed by your gift recipient to fund a loan of his or her choosing. A microfinance nonprofit working to uplift entrepreneurs out of poverty worldwide, this is great holiday gift for those subscribe to the belief of giving a hand-up, not a handout. [ Buy Kiva Cards ].

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You may not need another reason to attend Sxsw, but…

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Thanks to the hard work, brilliance and tenacity of own Shiloh Stark , Jo Miles and Michael Cervino , “Will Kiva Kill Your Non Profit: Donations 2.0″ ″ has been chosen, featuring Skylar Woodward from Kiva. … You really won’t want to miss THIS.

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Celebrate MLK Day and the Obama Inauguration by Taking Action on the Issues You Care About

Social Actions

The opportunities in our open database of 40,000+ actions come from 40+ action sources , including Idealist.org , Change.org , Kiva , VolunteerMatch , and DonorsChoose.org.

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How Microphilanthropy is Changing Giving

Social Actions

Platforms such as Kiva , DonorsChoose and Facebook Causes have the ability to aggregate thousands of relatively small donations to make a big difference. To date, Kiva has distributed over $119 million to 297,000 small business entrepreneurs in developing countries, with an average loan size of $400 and a 98.27% repayment rate. Today, I had the honour of presenting at Social Venture Partner Toronto 's panel discussion on, " How Microphilanthropy Is Changing Giving."

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11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Kiva. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

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Fundraising Trends: Mobile Giving and Crowdfunding, and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

Connection Cafe

Donors have multiple options in crowdfunding platforms: Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Kiva, Crowdrise, GiveEffect — and this list is growing fast. Nearly 50% of Boomers’ crowdfunding gifts went to “other” crowdfunding sites – most of which contributed to Kiva (a micro-loan crowdfunding site).

ISIS - Internet Sexuality Information Services

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Kiva's cool, of course, but everybody already knows that!] Through the Full Circle Fund , where I spoke recently on a panel with Premal Shah of Kiva.org, I had the chance to meet the third panelist, Deb Levine of ISIS. It's great to meet a new technology social entrepreneur who is so on top of the latest social technologies! ISIS has a mission around sex ed and STD prevention, and has an array of clever and innovative uses of the web and mobile communications to advance their mission.

Top 10 Tweets From the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The History of Crowdfunding in the Nonprofit Sector: 2000: @DonorsChoose 2002: @GlobalGiving 2005: @Kiva || #CMF2014 pic.twitter.com/MltUrTCoG6. — @NonprofitOrgs (@nonprofitorgs) May 28, 2014.

Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After I attended Catalyzing the Sharing Economy conference (the sharing economy is defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services), I shared a post with some notes and ideas about why I think it is the next generation of networked social change.

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Congrats to “Lethal Sheethal” Shobowale: Winner of The Blue Sweater Book Giveaway

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She was recently accepted to be a Kiva Fellow and starting this October, and will be volunteering in Latin America for 6 months with two of Kiva's partner. As part of taking a look at movement building , I did a book giveaway for The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novogratz. She was also subject of one of the guest posts that week from Think Social.

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22 Must-Circle Nonprofits on Google+

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a follow-up to Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits and 22 Must-Circle Nonprofit Bloggers and Resources on Google+ , below are 22 nonprofits that are regularly using Google+ effectively to engage and inspire the Google+ community.

Mother's Day Donation Ideas

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Related Blogs Women for Women International's blog Sierra Club's The Green Life Oxfam America's blog GlobalGiving's Global Goodness Kiva's Inside Kiva Full disclosure: I have donated to Women for Women International, made loans through Kiva.org, and received a Good Card.