Our role in this project is a chapter in our own life story, and something to share with the next generation. Our motto is, We care about families (past, present and future). You do not need to be a genealogist to join us - you just need to care about people!
Through Kiva, a non-profit organisation working with microfinance institutions, we make $25 loans that enable borrowers without access to traditional banks to expand their businesses, support their families, save for the future and raise themselves out of poverty. When the loan is repaid we can withdraw the money or lend it again. If we repeatedly lend the same $25, that small sum makes a big difference to many lives.
The project received the 2011 GeneaBlog Award for 'Best New Community Project'. Within a few months we had more than 125 members in 9 countries helping over 250 individuals or groups - and the numbers increase daily. Join'Genealogists for Families' - together we are making a difference!
Read more about this great project here... http://genfamilies.blogspot.com/
If you would like to be part of this, and remember, it is a loan, not charity... please use the following