Yurtcozy- Microfinance and Clean Energy

If you like the idea of Kiva and are interested in other ways that microfinance can be used to solve the world’s most pressing economic, social and environmental issues, then I encourage you to check out Yurtcozy.org. My friend and former Kiva Fellow Jennifer Gong finished her Kiva placement in Dar es Salaam and went…

A Rough Start

After my first day interacting with Kiva borrowers I was exhausted but exhilarated. It was slow work, waiting while the money for the loans was counted out and matched with each client’s loan record booklet, paperwork was filled out, treasurer and secretary books were gathered. Outside the Tujijenge branch office in the heart of Dar…