Kiva growth send a newsletter to lenders yesterday with current numbers:

  • Over 16 million US$ in loans funded
  • Average Kiva loan funds in 1.01 days
  • More then 170,000 lenders
  • 25,000 entrepreneurs received a loan

Kiva has grown a widespread group of supporters, ranging from Kiva Fellows over company supporters to a lively community discussing at Kiva Friends or contributing at Kivapedia.

KivaTV is showing a mix of promotional, educational and informational video clips.

Kiva still maintains a low default rate, which currently is 0.2%. The 20 Kiva loans I myself have invested in are all repaying on time.