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PayPal CEO Dan Schulman Talks Live with Kiva CEO Premal Shah

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At PayPal, we believe every person has the right to participate in today’s global economy. Kiva is an international nonprofit that allows people to lend money to low-income entrepreneurs and students in over 80 countries and is an important partner in this mission. A few weeks ago, we launched our Kiva campaign: “Make A Small Loan, Make a Big Impact,” to our employees and customers around the globe to encourage them to make loans to entrepreneurs.

The PayPal and Kiva Connection: A Shared Mission

Blog by Premal Shah, President and Co-founder, Kiva
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I joined PayPal as one of their first 50 employees in 2000 as a product manager. Little did I know that this job was going to lead me into my career as an social entrepreneur and that PayPal would be the company that helped make Kiva, a global nonprofit, possible.

In the early days of PayPal it was really just a group of strange geniuses. We were all a little weird, but it was really clear how intelligent and dedicated the team was to building a global payment service from the get go.

Inclusive Economy: Perspectives from Premal Shah of Kiva

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Premal Shah is the president and co-founder of Kiva, an international nonprofit founded in 2005 with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. To date, 1.5 million people have crowdfunded $920 million in loans to 2 million borrows on Kiva. The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Foundation funds Matter to a Million, a global partnership with Kiva through which every employee is provided with a $25 credit each year to lend to Kiva borrowers. More than $11.6 million has been loaned by employees to entrepreneurs around the world. Follow Kiva on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kiva

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Premal Shah is the president and co-founder of Kiva, an international nonprofit founded in 2005 with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. To date, 1.5 million people have crowdfunded $920 million in loans to 2 million borrows on Kiva. The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Foundation funds Matter to a Million, a global partnership with Kiva through which every employee is provided with a $25 credit each year to lend to Kiva borrowers. More than $11.6 million has been loaned by employees to entrepreneurs around the world. Follow Kiva on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kiva

Citi and Kiva Launch Kiva U to Engage Students and Educators in Global Effort to Expand Financial Inclusion

Citi commitment will enable growth of campus microfinance clubs, create teaching tools, and foster student and educator leaders; First-ever Kiva U Summit supported by Citi will be October 11-14 in San Francisco
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New York, August 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Citi Microfinance and Kiva are launching Kiva U, a new program to engage students and educators in a global effort to expand financial inclusion and foster community among the next generation of change makers. Kiva U is an ambitious initiative to build, strengthen and connect school-based microfinance clubs across the nation, develop teaching tools for experiential learning across education levels, and foster leadership among students active in social enterprise, international development and financial inclusion.

Dev Patnaik, Carol Cone, and Premal Shah Confirmed as Keynotes for Inaugural Business4Better Conference & Expo

B4B invites professionals from midsized enterprises to attend event and accelerate community activism
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ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Business4Better (B4B), the non-commercial community partnership movement produced by UBM plc, is proud to announce that Dev Patnaik, CEO of Jump Associates and author of "Wired To Care," Carol Cone, Global Practice Chair at Edelman Business + Social Purpose and Premal Shah, President of Kiva.org, will present keynote addresses at the inaugural conference and expo, scheduled for  May 1-2, in Anaheim, CA.

VolunteerMatch Welcomes Premal Shah to Our Board of Directors

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VolunteerMatch is a lot of things, all at once. We’re a social enterprise, a web service, a volunteer engagement network, and a nonprofit. With so many facets to our organization, having a great board of directors is a hugely important way for us to stay focused on our mission.

This month we’re pleased to announce the addition of an exceptional leader in nonprofit technology to our board: Premal Shah.

What CSR and Nonprofit Leaders Are Reading - Part IV

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Following up on last Sunday's Part III with recommendations for holiday gifts and your own reading list, here are additional ideas from CSR and nonprofit leaders.

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