Kiva's mission is to connect people, through lending, for the sake of alleviating poverty.
By joining the concept of microfinancing with the power of the Internet, Kiva empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals to lend to entrepreneurs that are right next door or all the way across the globe.
Play the video above to view how Kiva works in just one minute and thirty seconds.
At Synergy, we think this concept is cool on so many levels. From a technical perspective, the Kiva folks really have their act together. Their servers are screaming fast, their Application Programming Interface is well-written, and they devote their professional lives to making a measurable difference in the day-to-day lives of people everywhere.
Download Our Free Kiva Module
We've developed a free module for Joomla websites that allows you to display a dynamic scoreboard of your Kiva team's impact on the global community.
You can see it in action on the right-hand column of this page, or Download the Kiva Teams Module for Joomla for use on your own site. It's free!