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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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AI For Good: How 3 Nonprofits Grew Their Impact With Machine Learning

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Kiva applies the power of AI to make financial support accessible. Through their crowdfunding platform, the nonprofit Kiva makes it possible for more people to access loans to start a small business, invest in their farm, or pay for school. Thanks to these models, Kiva can now predict which loans are unlikely to be funded each day.

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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. All that said, most nonprofits will only be offered their website URL as their custom URL.

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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. Gifts of Hope help children and families around the world receive training and animal gifts that help them become self-reliant.

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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. That said, there’s also some great gifts for the primate activists in your life. [ Shop the Jane Goodall Institute Online Store ].

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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. In the past, Kiva only worked with entrepreneurs outside of the U.S.,

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19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Kiva Cards. American Rivers Gifts. charity: water Donation Cards. David Shelrick Wildlife Trust Orphan Adoptions. Defenders of Wildlife Adoptions. Heifer International Gift Catalog. Mercy Corps Gifts. Natural Resource Defense Council Green Gifts. Nature Conservancy Gifts of Nature. Nonviolent Peaceforce Peace Bonds.

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