Student Government Community and Global Outreach

About Kiva

Kiva is an organization that was established in 2005 and is a non-profit organization that aims to alleviate poverty through the lending of microloans. Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Every loan is eventually payed off allowing the money to be used to aid another person in need.

Since Kiva was founded in 2005:

  • 1,327,319 Kiva lenders have participated
  • $734,634,125 has been lent in the form of microloans
  • There is 98.67% repayment rate

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How Kiva Works

Home for announcements and discussions regarding Kiva Organization

What is Kiva?

How IHS is Contributing to Kiva

Since 2009 ,The Eugene International High School and the IHS Student Government, have been enthusiastically working with Kiva to make a difference in the lives of others. Currently we have  financed  $9,650 in microloans to people around the world. In the past few years we have made 95 loans to Kiva recipients and hope to continue this life changing process. Our ultimate goal is to extend this charity to a Eugene community wide project.