Monday, January 27, 2014

KivaZip...get involved.

10 Zero-Cost Ways to Get Involved 

(shared from KivaZip blog...

Kiva Zip relies heavily on the contribution of its growing lender base to fund the increasing number of borrowers featured on our website. For that reason, we often direct you to make a loan! But are you looking for other, no cost, ways to get involved? If you share our mission of providing access to capital to the socially impactful but financially excluded entrepreneurs in the United States and Kenya, here are 10 ideas: 1. Help us bring Kiva Zip to a new city. We are looking to expand our presence in the United States! If you or an individual/organization you know might make a good Trustee, email us at We have held Kiva City launches in Newark, Little Rock, Portland, Richmond, and Flint. Could your city be next?
2. Spread the word about Kiva Zip to your favorite newspaper, blog, or magazine. Read about Kiva's press and Kiva Zip's Huffington Post entries to see what we've been up to.
3. Refer an entrepreneur to apply for a Kiva Zip loan. Have him/her email us at to get started!
4. Share our borrowers' stories on social media. Use the Share buttons on the Kiva Zip home page or borrower profiles to share on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and more.
5. Invite your friends to register with Kiva Zip. Get started at!

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