Click on the profiles below to read the stories of microentrepreneurs around the world who have received microloans through the Erase Poverty movement (expertly managed by our microloan partners). They have each used their microloan to create or grow a small business. These small businesses lift families out of poverty, create jobs and build a sustainable economy in the surrounding community. Read their stories, be inspired and get involved! You can make a difference today in the life of a microentrepreneur, helping her work her way out of poverty!

  • Donate to fund a microloan through the Erase Poverty Microloan Portfolio
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Primitiva

: - Philippines
: Retail
: $250
: Kiva

Claudette Uwizeyimana

: - Rwanda
: Retail
: $875
: World Vision

Laurence Mukeshimana

: - Rwanda
: Retail
: $550
: World Vision

Zwarouski Group

: - Mexico
: Retail
: $325
: Kiva

Rachería La Carrera Group

: - Mexico
: Agriculture
: $1,975
: Kiva

Nary's Group

: - Cambodia
: Agriculture
: $1,000
: Kiva

Ekua Oduwah

: - Ghana
: Food
: $50
: Kiva

Kantuta Group

: - Bolivia
: Arts
: $250
: Kiva

Jaimi's Lovin Cookies

: - United States
: Food
: $500

Amy

: - United States
: Services
: $500

Laurence

: - Rwanda
: Food
: $950
: Kiva

Arcoiris De La Cruz Group

: - Mexico
: Retail
: $1,275
: Kiva