Expectations Happy Earth Day from Kiva Fellows around the Globe!

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  • 1. Hope Loudon  |  12 July 2011 at 06:44

    There should be absolutely no interest. KIVA is intentionally misleading to donors. “Kiva does not charge interest to our Field Partners, who administer the loans.” Of course the part is left out that says, “but our field partners charge interest.”

  • 2. Jeff Bochsler  |  27 April 2011 at 07:48

    Amber, congratulations! This is excellent to hear your extended time in the region has led to your ability to make policy changes. With regard to these changes, what are the figures 4 months into these new offerings? What are the latest percentages of eligible borrowers choosing to save? Which account(s) are most popular? Thanks again! Keep up the great work!
    Jeff

  • [...] Additional XacBank Kiva borrowers eligible for interest rebates in savings accounts Country: Mongolia / Fellow: Amber Barger (KF14) Amber has been assisting her MFI in a special program: Kiva clients who pay back their loans early or on time receive a partial rebate on the interest paid, deposited straight into a savings account! [...]


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