I’ve been here long enough to see how things have changed. Now I’m interested in teaching the new generation of fishermen that we can all become conservationists because, at the end of the day, we depend on the sea to survive.
With your support, women in Peru will have the opportunity to improve their income, receive professional training, and access micro-loans for their children and families to thrive. By lending $25 or more, you can help Housekipp reach 100% so that it can train and employ 240 women by 2021.
In less than a week, over 900 people trusted in Pietà by becoming their lenders and partners through the campaign organized by NESsT and Kiva!
Cafe Compadre's $25,000 loan was funded in under 72 hours! Thanks to the 766 Kiva lenders for becoming part of Compadre's mission to improve incomes for coffee farmers through solar tech!
Simone Pisu from Sustainable Fishery Trade (SFT), an enterprise that connects small-scale fishing families directly to the market, spent two weeks meeting with important sector leaders in San Francisco.
The start of a New Year always feels like an opportunity for fresh beginnings. If you’re at the start or in the process of your own #socialentrepreneurship journey, we want to motivate you. Here are three traits of successful social entrepreneurs to get you started.
Through the NESsT-Kiva partnership, Suritex has obtained a total of $50,000 of financing as credit that will allow the company to expand its operations and include more smallholders who can sell their alpaca fiber at a fair price. This was achieved over the course of two Kiva campaigns in September and December.
What if every purchase we made always had a higher positive return? The holiday season is a perfect time to make a gift that will provide a pathway out of poverty for low-income and marginalized individuals. Join us in celebrating our enterprises in their efforts to promote fair trade between consumers and local producers, and preserve local traditional culture
In celebration of #GivingTuesday, we invite you to donate to NESsT. Join us in building a global collaborative culture where poverty is obsolete.
Isabel Medem, CEO of X-Runner, a Peruvian waterless sanitation system used in the slums of Lima, is the first social entrepreneur to be interviewed by the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) about the impact of its efforts on the local community. X-Runner has been a member of the NESsT portfolio in Peru since 2014.