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Microfinance, big impact: Kiva.org comes to the Tri-Counties

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Bruce Stenslie, left, and Ray Bowman of the Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County. The Camarillo-based small-business development nonprofit is working with microfinance website Kiva.org to roll out a peer-lending program in the region. (Michelle Wong photo) For years, Kiva.org has been a platform for people to make loans of as little as $25 to budding entrepreneurs…

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Marlize van Romburgh covers banking, finance, agricultural and viticulture. She writes a weekly column on commercial real estate and a monthly column on the restaurant industry. Follow her at @marlizevr

1 Comment

  1. Jose Tijam says:

    I hope that this pilot program takes off! I would love to help fund small and early-stage businesses.

    http://www.kiva.org/lender/josetijam

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