We believe it is important for those of us privileged to live in a country like Australia to share our good fortune with others not so fortunate.

With every new website project we donate to KIVA, a not-for-profit which enables people in developing countries to access micro loans to establish or grow a business. KIVA has loaned $1.3 billion across 80 countries.

Red&Crew is currently supporting the following people who have applied for a micro loan with KIVA:


Parizat is 40 years old, married with seven children. Parizat has been doing crop cultivation and livestock breeding which is main source of income for her family. Parizat applied for a loan to buy cattle to increase income from cattle breeding.


Donika is a 48-year-old woman from a village in southeastern Albania and works in agriculture for a living. Donika applied for a loan to make some repairs to her old bathroom so it will be more comfortable for her disabled mother.



Lorenza is 37 years old and has three children. She has a fishing business in the Philippines and requested a loan to buy feeds and other supplies to raise her livestock. In the future, she would like to build and expand her business.



Seetha is a 38-year-old married woman residing in Pondicherry. She wants to start a dairy business selling butter, milk, cheese. She applied for a loan of from Bharathi Women Development Centre.



Mimin is 39 years old and married with one daughter and one son. Today Mimin’s family has no access to a water source in their home and must rely on the river for bathing. She asked for a loan to build a satellite pump to get clean water.



Victoria is a 63-year-old married woman with six children with an agricultural business farming seaweed in the Philippines for 20 years. She requested a loan to buy plastic bags and other supplies needed in her business.



Oshin (third from the right) is a 25 year old woman who attends the university living in a relative’s house in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. To pay for her education she sells non-alcoholic drinks such as fruit juices, shakes, and multi-vitamin juices. She requested a loan to buy fruits and products.



Kalyicha is 67 years old and married, mother to 7 children. Kalyicha has a high-school education and has been raising crops and animals as the primary income for her family. Her farm currently has 3 cows, 5 sheep, and one horse. She applied for a loan to buy a diary cow to increase her milk sales.



Ann, 28, is a young widow who is raising two children aged 10 and 5 on her own. To support her family, she runs a tailoring business, and she also sells various types of cloths. She has requested a loan to repair her machine and add stock of tailoring materials.



Ma’ata is married to a carpenter with six children. They are living in their own two bedroom house. She sells kiekie through social media and her daughters help her with her business by braiding the materials. She applied for a loan to buy more materials.



Siminyu has been working alongside One Acre Fund since 2015 and is representing her group of 13 farmers in Kakamega B (North) District, Kenya. The loan will help the group with efficient hybrid maize seeds, fertilizer and a solar light.



Sara is an enterprising and dynamic 21 year old. She opened a bar in San Pedro de Uraba two years ago. Sara applied for a loan to buy beer and chairs and tables to increase her number of customers and increase sales.



Felipa works making and selling sheets, quilts and towels, beginning in her living room with just one machine. Today, she has a small shop in her house with three machines and wants to purchase fabric in bulk because she has several orders to fill.



Mrs. Hoa is 35 years old and she is married with four children. She has a small general store business selling dry foods and general things. She works hard to make enough money to send her children to school. She requested a loan to build a hygenic toilet.

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