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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #60 on: May 18, 2013, 03:55:04 pm »
We have just received a repayment of $25 from Kiva. This is the money made from the Google adverts displayed on the site. So far we have more than $700 tied up in loans. If anyone has any preference about where the money should be invested please let me know via personal message or posting here.  You can search here.  http://www.kiva.org/lend. Below is info on just one of our loans being paid back. The $25 we have to reinvest is from several loans being repaid on time.
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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #62 on: June 17, 2013, 09:19:12 pm »
Great news, just had an email from Kiva saying that we have received repayments on 13 of our loans. It amounts to $29.10, which I have now reinvested in a group from  Brazzaville, Congo, who are raising money to help pay for rice, canned goods, and oil. http://www.kiva.org/lend/567689.

Below is the repayment notification and the receipt for the new investment.
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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #63 on: June 28, 2013, 08:36:15 pm »
This site has now invested more than $1,000 in loans to support small business ventures in the developing (majority) world. All the money has been generated by the Google adverts running on this site and immediately transferred to needy causes via Kiva. Here is an update on the latest loans made.


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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #69 on: May 31, 2014, 09:27:01 am »
We have another $150 to invest in micro finance loans to help alleviate poverty. Has anyone got any suggestions of which parts of the world I should invest the money? Suggestions welcome. Go to Kiva to check the needs. You can select the region or category when deciding. http://www.kiva.org/lend
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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #70 on: June 02, 2014, 08:14:06 pm »
We have another $150 to invest in micro finance loans to help alleviate poverty. Has anyone got any suggestions of which parts of the world I should invest the money?

The UK.
 

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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #71 on: June 03, 2014, 07:49:43 am »
We have another $150 to invest in micro finance loans to help alleviate poverty. Has anyone got any suggestions of which parts of the world I should invest the money?

The UK.

Good thought, and needed, too, especially in this current economic climate. However I'd like to invest the money in microfinance projects. The two big organisations, Kiva and Lend With Care don't cover the UK. I have searched for similar projects at home but drew a blank. If you know of any please let me know. In the meantime, below is a screen grab of the countries covered  by Kiva.

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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #73 on: July 07, 2014, 10:14:04 pm »
It's nice to see that out of the 69 loans this site has made to try to alleviate poverty through Kiva, 33 have paid the money back and many more are well on the way to doing so.

http://www.kiva.org/team/brookmans_park_newsletter/loans

A few featured below in a screen grab.
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Re: Income from this site's adverts used for micro-financing projects
« Reply #74 on: July 18, 2014, 08:12:28 pm »
This evening The Brookmans Park Newsletter's loans via Kiva topped the $3,000 mark. The money, which comes from the Google adverts running on this site, is invested to try to help alleviate poverty in the developing world. We are currently supporting 121 small businesses in 31 countries.
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