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

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As a Kiva lender, I can invite new lenders to make a free $25 loan. Instead, they asked that we do something kind for someone else. Tweet

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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.

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.

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.

Kiva in Second Life: Interview With Official SL Volunteers

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Kiva is not a charity. I sat down with to learn more about their efforts on Kiva's behalf in the virtual world. His profile said.

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. Ryan Gunderson of Riches for Good also made his first Kiva loans last week.

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.

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? Kiva creates a one-to-one relationship between donor and recipient.

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

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

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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.

19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

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Kiva Cards. Assured to make an impact, the gift programs listed below are meaningful gifts for family and friends of any age.

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

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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. Your purchases help improve the lives of tens of thousands of artisans worldwide. [ Shop 10,000 Villages ]. Although Concern is based in the U.K.,

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11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

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Kiva Cards. Kiva Cards let your recipient choose an entrepreneur to support. November 27, 2012 is the first ever #GivingTuesday.

The 14th issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Fundraising in the Digital Age"

NTEN

The 14th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, and this quarter is all about fundraising. >>Read the June 2014 issue! Camera.

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Implementing Lean Startup in Mission-Driven Organizations

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Video streaming by Ustream. The Lean Start Up approach has appealed to me from the first time I heard about it.

Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

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Now that we’ve had some time to reflect, I am wondering about how the Sharing Economy will catalyze new forms of philanthropy and CSR? Share

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22 Must-Circle Nonprofits on Google+

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As traffic continues to grow , new tools and functionality are added almost daily. Google+ is definitely a work in progress. Acción contra el Hambre.

11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

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Kiva. Absolutely not. Not have text that is too small to read. Be square. Water.org. Survival International. Nature Conservancy. Animals Asia.

The Power of Curation

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Flickr by Leo Reynolds. Guest post by Paula Goldman. The wisdom of crowds, the insanity of crowds. Disrupting Business as Usual. Paula Goldman.

11 Nonprofits Pioneering the Windows Phone

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Kiva App. World Wildlife Fund Species Album App. United Nations News App. UNICEF App. UNFPA 7 Billion Actions App. Oxfam App. National Zoo App.

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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.

Philanthropy University Offers Amazing (Free!) Online Courses

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This is an almost unbelievable offer for everyone in nonprofit-land. He is teaching The Essentials of Nonprofit Strategy. How They Do It. spanhidden.

Announcing… 29 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2012!

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Empower entrepreneurs at the grassroots to start micro-enterprises: @ Kiva , @ DarfurStoves. Every January Nonprofit Tech 2.0 selects a new set of nonprofit avatars to be featured in the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 banner. The selection process is a personal one. Educate about the reality of rampant childhood sexual abuse in America: @ Darkness2Light.

11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

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Kiva. Absolutely not. Not have text that is too small to read. Be square. Water.org. Survival International. Nature Conservancy. Animals Asia.

gokubi.com

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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.

The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them

SocialFish

Check out this awesome, inspiring piece of content from one of Kiva’s biggest cheerleaders. Here’s an example of two of their posts.

YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits

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By Matthew Yeoman. All three will succeed or fail at video marketing based on their ability to get YouTube subscribers. Using a call to action.

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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The Launch Ticker = Awesome Way to Get Your Tech News Fix

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I have discovered the most awesome thing ever. Look at the blog post explaining the site though and you’ll see there’s a lot more going on here.

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Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

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Teach for America , The International Rescue Committee , and Kiva all use Box for content management and collaboration. How Does It Work?

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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.

#GivingTuesday: Why I Am Participating in the National Day of Giving on November 27, 2012

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Founding partners include United Nations Foundation, DonorsChoose.org , Mashable, Blackbaud, charity: water, GlobalGiving, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), Kiva, Darden Restaurant Group, Groupon, Unilever and VENTURE3Capital. What is the definition of success? What is the change that will result? The book’s message is simple.

Wisdom 2.0: Balance in A Hyper Connected World

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Kiva does this in way that scales and they are a highly effective organization. Twitter Photo by Jennifer Barr @rjenbarr. Healthy Mind Platter.

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.

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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.

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. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, and Water.org.

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

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.

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:

Mother's Day Donation Ideas

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If your mom is the kind of person who prefers a donation to a physical gift, below are a few ideas. Room to Read's Girls' Education program.