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BE’s Kiva Lending Team: five glorious years

The British Expat Kiva Lending Team celebrated its fifth anniversary in January 2014 - 175 loans across 38 countries, totalling $6,625! Here's a breakdown of what we've been up to, with whom, and where.

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Perspectives on Parkinson’s

On discovering that the prospective subject of a BE interview has Parkinson's Disease, Kay's spurred on to find out more about this condition and what it means for the sufferers and those close to them.

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British Expat Kiva team news: May 2010

The BE team has lent US$2,825 via Kiva to help people lift themselves out of poverty

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Kiva Update

Latest developments on the BE Kiva team, plus a great video about Kiva and how it works

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Kiva – give the world’s poor a leg up

If you’re living in a developing country, particularly if it’s a Least Developed Country or LDC, the chances are that you’ve heard of microcredit and the success it’s having in lifting people out of poverty. For those who haven’t, the basic idea behind microcredit is that very poor people – who normally wouldn’t qualify for […]

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