Kiva Launches Online Microfinance in the United States
June 10, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 10, 2009 — -- the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website -- has launched a pilot expansion in the United States, allowing individuals anywhere to make small loans to U.S. entrepreneurs through the website.

Kiva's Numbers Continue to Mushroom, but Gift Size Has Shrunk
April 24, 2009

April 23, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy —, the popular Web site that enables people to give small loans to entrepreneurs overseas, is attracting more and more donors despite the recession, its co-founder said today.