In an urban city like Oakland, California farming is not the first word that comes to mind. However, thanks to Pollinate Farm and Garden, people have access to supplies and equipment needed to produce their own food. Owner Yolanda hopes that more people feel empowered to farm organically.

Paola's dream was to be the first juice bar in her New York City neighborhood. Thanks to a partnership with NYC Business Solutions, she received a loan through Kiva Zip lenders. Now she's on her way to serving up her healthy smoothies!