Saturday, January 14, 2012

Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day

Civil Rights March, 1963 Photo Credit: National Archives

“The Curse of poverty has no justification in our age…The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct and immediate abolition of poverty” – Martin Luther King, Jr, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?
Here at Kiva, we are all excited to have a long weekend, but we feel that Monday should be more of a day on than a day off. Monday is a day to celebrate a man who dreamed big, a man who thought that we can and must do better, and who left the world a better place than the way he found it.

So on Monday, we empower you to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr by making a Kiva loan to help alleviate poverty and inequality.