Kiva.org Doles Out Micro Loans that are the Color of Money

Kiva.org, a micro-lending site that connects lenders with borrowers around the world, is announcing a new loan category called Kiva Green Loans (and it’s not called that after the color of money). The green loans will be for “green” businesses and individuals who are trying to reduce their impact on the environment. The new loans are for businesses that include such things as recycling or the switching to organic fertilizer. As with most micro-loans, the amounts can be as small as $25.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus