Kiva Microfinance Visualization – How Millions Move Millions

Kiva, a leading Microfinance organization, recently published a video which depicts the sum total of their loans and repayments overlayed upon a map of the globe.

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7 September 2011

 

From January 1, 2005 through this past June, Kiva has put some 620,000 lenders in touch with about 615,000 loan recipients. Loan repayments are estimated at just under 99%.

Intercontinental Ballistic Microfinance from Kiva Microfunds on Vimeo.

What a fantastic way of using technology to help people in lesser developed countries help themselves. There seems to be a major hub of loan distribution in East Africa!

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