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Kiva.org partners with Dermalogica on microloans for women

Kiva's latest campaign, FITE, specifically targets female entrepreneurs. Kiva hopes it also sets a precedent for an open microlending platform.

By January 6, 2011


Get into microlending online

Kiva.org allows anyone with $25 in the bank to make loans to people in developing nations.

By January 16, 2008


CNET Live: March 20, 2008

Tom discusses his loan to a Cambodian pig farmer with Kiva.org, and Brian shows off a hot, tiny lightbulb.

March 24, 2008


Goalmine lets you give the gift of mutual funds (podcast)

Goalmine.com enables users to purchase mutual funds as a gift for as little as $25 plus a $2.95 fulfillment fee. Larry Magid talks with its co-founder about the service.

By December 17, 2010


Microlending site now pays 5 percent

Microplace.com now has microloans that pay investors 5 percent so you can do good and do well at the same time. Funds help low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries.

By February 17, 2009


CNET Live - Episode 46

We get practical jokes, world philanthropy, and multiple monitors all packed into one episode.

By March 20, 2008


Execs see technology as economic equalizer

Intel's chairman Craig Barrett and Cisco CEO John Chambers see tech as the key to eliminating poverty throughout the world.

By January 9, 2009


Microformats (II): The limitations of microloans

In an article in this week's New Yorker, James Surowiecki ("The Wisdom of Crowds") scrutinizes the effectiveness of microloans in bolstering the economies of developing countries.

By March 18, 2008


Daily Tidbits: Alloy adds Takkle to 'Teen' Network

Takkle tool helps high school athletes create player and team profiles. Also: iWidgets adds funding and Facebook app NetworkedBlogs reaches 700,000 installs.

By February 4, 2009


Salesforce to tout growth, charity at NYC event Wednesday

In addition to announcing a year of growth that resulted in a milestone of one million paid customer accounts, the company is set to debut a new software product.

By December 4, 2007