Support the Bay Area. Make a loan. Make a difference.
Kiva Zip is a byproduct of Kiva. Kiva Zip lets you lend directly to a borrower without a field partner/micro finance institution. You can also interact with the borrower through the internet.
SF Bay Area Facts:
7 million people in Bay Area
Median family income is $90,000 per year
9.7% individuals in poverty
5.4% unemployment rate
Number of Kiva Lenders Compared to Number of Kiva Zip Lenders
Interest Rates of a Kiva Zip Loans Compared to Interest Rates of US Bank Loans.
Kiva Zip Repayment Rate Compared to Kiva's Repayment Rate.
This presentation was done by Myles, Zachary, and Chris of Town School For Boys.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bay Area Census