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Post by Adrian on 2nd August 2012, 10:45 pm

Found our today that we had $52 sat in our Kiva account ready to loan out again

I chose these guys

Ra'nogul - Dangara, Tajikistan Services | Sewing

Ra'nogul is a resident of the Dangara district. She is 41 years old, a widow and has four children, three of whom attend a secondary school. Ra'nogul is a seamstress. She is involved in sewing national dresses at home. Ra'nogul has been in this business for ten years. She is requesting this loan to buy a new sewing machine.

Juan Pablo - Guatemala Arts | Weaving

Sr. Juan Pablo is 35 years old, married, and completed two years of his elementary school education. He has four children, three of whom are studying.

Juan Pablo is a weaver and also manages a general store. He started weaving alongside his father and has five years of experience. Juan Pablo is requesting a loan in order to buy different types of thread in various colors for making woven skirts. He hopes to see his business grow in the near future.

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Post by Dandelion on 3rd August 2012, 8:48 am

Thanks for doing that Adrian - really good businesses to support.

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Post by Jaded Green on 3rd August 2012, 2:23 pm

Two worthy causes
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Post by Adrian on 3rd August 2012, 3:32 pm

Too be honest, I find it very difficult to choose these days, everyone of them makes me upset, so I decided to stick to craft and ag based loans and rotate through countries - these are our first ( I think) in Tajikistan and Guatemala

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