Kiva helps rural entrepreneurs grow their businesses
What Kiva Offers
What people are saying . . .
Kiva expands access to and lowers the cost of capital by providing 0% interest (U.S. only), crowdfunded loans, raised from its network of 1.5 million supportive lenders. Since 2005, Kiva has helped over 2 million people around the world access nearly $1 billion in capital for their businesses, families and communities.
Grow your farm with Kiva & Collective Commitments
Get up to $10,000 for your farm, crowdfunded by Kiva's community of 1.5m lenders, and at 0% interest.
Marci & Greg
“[Kiva] was a simple and straightforward process. It wasn't just a bank. We were able to put faces to those supporting us.”
Sally & Nadia
Borrow up to $10k over 36 months. Use it for business purchases, or as a safety net!
Loans up to $10,000
No joke: we don't charge interest! We're a nonprofit dedicated to small business.
No interest payments
Market your product to Kiva's community of 1.5 million supportive lenders.
90% of businesses successfully publicly fundraise on Kiva
90% Funding success
Ben | Farmers' Gate Market
Borrowed $5,200 to purchase a merchandising refrigerator and freezer to display more local stock.
Eric | Optimal Self
Borrowed $8,000 to purchase technology needed to increase his business' efficiency.
What are you waiting for? Get 0% financing for your farm today.
"The 0% Small Business Loan That's For Real"
"...less impersonal than the data-driven approach taken by mainstream lenders."
"Best perk: no interest."
Collective Commitments supports Northern New England
Collective Commitments is a social enterprise that helps entrepreneurs in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont grow their businesses by providing access to 0% interest loans of up to $10,000 on Kiva's crowdfunding platform.
Collective Commitments helps entrepreneurs navigate Kiva's fundraising process and market themselves to Kiva's community of 1.5 million supportive lenders – ordinary folks that love the idea that by providing as little as $25 to an entrepreneur, they can help that person's dreams come true.
Lending through Kiva involves risk of principal loss. Neither Kiva nor Kiva trustees guarantee repayment or offer a financial return on your loan.
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Jeffrey | Dharma Farm
Borrowed $10,000 to produce more seedlings by expanding the farm's propagation house.
Jeffrey | Dharma Farm