help a struggling entrepreneur...

i wanted to share this amazing website i found through kate's blog today. it is called kiva. basically, they find entrepreneurs all over the world struggling to make a living and list them on their website. all you have to do is choose the person you would like to help out, and make a $25 donation - which is actually a loan. once the person of your choosing makes enough to pay the loan back, you can either withdraw your funds or re-invest them in another entrepreneur. how cool is that? read more about kiva here.

some other fun ways to help people:

free rice
help the UN donate rice to hungry people all over the world by playing a fun vocabulary game

pangea market
shop online for handmade goods from artisans in developing nations

toms shoes
buy a pair of toms shoes, and a pair will be donated to a child in need


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