Empowering entrepreneurs with 0% interest loans from a local & global community.

This information hub is a borrower’s resource for all things related to Kiva.  Scroll down to explore each step in the process and learn more about what resources best fit your current needs.


Kiva for borrowers

Learn about our mission, our small business loans, and who qualifies.

Your Application

The key things you need to know when filling out your loan application.

Review & Approval Process

What we’ll be looking for as we review and approve your loan.


Fundraising & DisbursalS

Our tips for helping your fundraising campaign succeed at each stage.


Our detailed breakdown of the loan repayment process.

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borrower faqs

The most frequently asked questions by Kiva U.S. borrowers — answered.