Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.
Anyone can join the Dot & Lil Kiva Team (please do!) and make a loan to an entrepreneur anywhere in the world, of their choosing. When loans are repaid, I will roll them over and fund new entrepreneurs!
limited edition Lend a Hand Rice Flower soap. %100 of the profits from this soap now go to Kiva! Or, rather, to worthy entrepreneurs worldwide.
So go check out the Dot & Lil Kiva Team page and make a loan, or if you'd rather, go buy some Rice Flower Lend a Hand soap! Either way, doing the right thing has never smelled so good!