A small loan means a woman isn’t alone.

Posted: March 4, 2017 in Uncategorized
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Nicole was nice enough to let me reblog her post.  This is an easy, inexpensive way to help a woman make her own way in the world…and then repay you!  Please take a few minutes to read and then consider responding.

“Kiva is a simple concept that can change a person’s life.” – Oprah Winfrey I learned about Kiva years ago after reading the life-changing book “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. This book could not have been more timely in my life as after reading it, I immediately began […]

via Kiva: Be Bold for Change, Invest in Her — Thirdeyemom

  1. Tina Schell says:

    I agree Janet – I too was drawn to the site from Nicole’s post. Great idea to further share it.

    • Thanks, Tina. I like the idea much better than just dumping money into a country via the government. And money that goes to help set up a business is the best sort.


  2. HonieBriggs says:

    Micro loans empower women. A game changer for the lives of their children.

  3. macmsue says:

    It’s not just the women you help but whole families and even communities.

    • Exactly, Sue, and for such a small investment. Not many other opportunities like it for the price. I like the idea of a loan, because it allows the person getting the loan to take responsibility for paying it back, which is also a good thing.


  4. Nicole does a terrific job of advocacy, and sharing crucial sources for us.

  5. Su Leslie says:

    I started reading this post yesterday and then got side-tracked on the Kiva site. Thanks for posting this Janet; micro loans are such a powerful way of helping women, their children and their wider communities. A hand up, not a hand-out!