Kiva enables individuals to help entrepreneurs in developing countries by giving them micro-loans. By combining microfinance with the internet, Kiva is creating a global community of people connected through lending. Kiva's mission is to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating poverty.
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Kiva empowers individuals to lend to entrepreneurs across the globe. Kiva is often thought of as a microfinance organization, but at its core it really is a tech start-up that is using technology to alleviate poverty.