Invest Your Money

Believe in an entrepreneur by lending $25 to a small business through Kiva U.S.

About Kiva U.S.

Thousands of entrepreneurs get rejected for loans every day. Kiva U.S. expands access to capital by emphasizing human connections and using a small business owner's network as a measure of creditworthiness. Through Kiva, an online crowdfunding platform, entrepreneurs can access 0% interest microloans up to $10,000. As a Kiva U.S. lender, you have the chance to become a customer, brand ambassador, and business advisor to the borrowers you support with interest-free loans. More than 1.5 million people have already supported a borrower on Kiva.

How It Works

Getting Started is as Easy as 1. 2. 3.

Explore -

Search the Kiva website for U.S. borrowers you would like to support. Learn about their businesses, personal stories, and local communities.

Lend -

Make a loan for as little as $25 and empower an entrepreneur to grow his/her business.  

Repeat -

As you get repaid, recycle it and support another entrepreneur with a loan.

Make a Loan Now