Thursday, January 14, 2010

Vote for Kiva to help us win $1 million!

Kiva is a finalist in the Chase Community Giving contest and we need your vote to help us win $1 million in funding! Voting is open now and ends on January 22nd.

To vote for Kiva, visit After adding the voting application on Facebook, you will be able to nominate "Kiva Microfunds."

Every day Kiva connects over 3,000 people with more than 700 low-income entrepreneurs around the world. To help us expand our reach and continue doing this, we need your vote on Facebook now!

Winning the Chase Community Giving challenge would enable Kiva to make critical investments in staff to strengthen and expand Kiva’s Field Partner network while building and improving the Kiva website to better educate, connect, and serve Kiva lenders. By investing in Kiva’s unique model, we can generate about $10 in loans from the internet community for every $1 of award money we spend building and improving the platform.

Your support and vote will truly make a difference in alleviating poverty around the world!