Success Stories

Microloan Success

Microloans may be small, but they lead to big impact. Click here to read the profiles of people we have helped fund loans for. 

  • In San Diego, this woman received a $250 loan. She bought supplies to setup a holistic healthcare business. She is not only back on her feet, she’s also able to help other women in the community.
  • A woman in Kenya received a $250 loan to buy a sewing machine so she could make and sell baby clothes. She is now able to afford food and medicine for her children.
  • Sikiratou, from Togo, took a loan out to purchase supplies for her cosmetics business and plans to use part of her profits to finance the schooling of her three children.

"Gun Keshari has become a regular borrower and over time, with the support of small, low-interest loans, Gun Keshari has seen a dramatic improvement in the living standards of her family." – Kiva Fellow, Nepal

Cause Marketing Success

Small businesses that join the program are standing out from their competition, increasing customer satisfaction and strengthening employee engagement. 

  • "When we saw that Katie Gardner Photography supported Erase Poverty, we chose her over the other companies." ~ Customer of
  • "Our prospects are impressed that we are involved in the Erase Poverty program." ~ Owner,