Sector45 is committed to helping business of all kinds all over the world. We've partnered with Kiva, a non-profit organization that uses a network of microfinance institutions to loan money to people and businesses in need.
Giving Back with
We fell in love with Kiva and its microfinance network. It leverages the Web to help people all over the world through lending that betters themselves, their families, and their communities. Sector45 actively lends on Kiva. With each project we complete we donate more to the Kiva cause.
Here are just a few of the people we have supported.
LauraLaura works in a sales kiosk in Talca, Chile selling baked goods. Sector45's loan, along with others, is helping her buy additional ingredients (dough, flour, oil, meat, cheese, and olives) so that she can create sell more products and support her family.
NajeaNajea is from Negev, Israel and sell clothes to the different generations of women. Sector45's loan, along with others, is helping her invest in supplies and purchase additional stock for the upcoming year. She hopes to continue the success of her business and marry off her son next year.
KhoyKhoy buys cows from his village and nearby districts and raises them to sell. Sector45's loan, along with others, is helping him buy additional cows to raise and support his family of four.
IvanIvan cultivates vegetables in greenhouses and purchases seeds, fertilizers, and greenhouse covers. He currently owns two greenhouses and wants to expand his business. His goal is to build two more greenhouses and our loan is going to help him increase his income and enhance his family's wellbeing.
SahilSahil breeds cattle and wants to expand his business and improve the living conditions for his family. His goal is to purchase one milking cow, two calves, and fodder so that he can sell for a profit and support create income to purchase more cows and grow his business.
LivingstonLivingston needed a loan to clean land to get ready for this year's planting season. He uses his farming skills and family help to farm on his land and supplement his salary. His long term goal is to educate his children and grow his business.
FelecitoFelecito has been farming since he was 20 years old. He sought out a loan to provide seeds, fertilizers, and insecticides to continue farming. He is striving to improve his farming practices and earn a living to support his family of seven.
FelecitoBernard is a welder and also farms potatoes for extra imcome. He needed a loan for a new welding machine for his business and is earning funds to educate his children and grow his business.
AnxhelaAnzhela lives in Berkanush village in Armenia shere she and her husband run a farm where she grows fruits and vegetables in her three greenhouses. She is using her Kiva loan to purchase more seeds, medicine, and fertilizer and to renovate her greenhouses. She then takes her goods to the local market for sale.
JanvierJanvier is married to a farmer and lives in Rwanda with one child. He has been a corn farmer for 17 years and will use her Kiva loan to support labor costs and purchase fertilizer. He hopes to use the profits from his farming to reinvest in his business to purchase tractors to help ehance his farming business.
HrantHrant is from Armenia and raises hens and turkeys, grows wheat, mushrooms and has fruit trees. He is using the money from his Kiva loan to purchase fertilizer and more mushroom seeds for further land cultivation. He also plans to purchase wood to heat the green houses and hire more workers to help with the cultivation.
JacklineJackline is from Nakuru, Kenya and has a timber yard business. She is married with three children and she will use the Kiva loan from Sector45 and others to buy more timber stock to sell. Her long term plan is to buy more land and build rental houses.
AlexAlex and his wife live in Bolivia and grow maize to feed their pigs that they breed, raise, and sell to support their children's education and living expenses. They are using the loan from Sector45 and others to purchase feed to fatten up their pigs so they sell for more money.
MarinaMarina and her husband are from Bolivia and support three children. She plants corn and raises and sells free range chickens. She is an extremely hard worker and plans to use her loan to increase her corn harvest and grow on newly available land so she can improve her family's quality of life.
Want to learn more about Kiva? Find out how it works by watching the video below to follow the story of Pedro, a farmer who gets a loan through Kiva and transforms his business.
Please sign up for your own account to help someone in need.