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Kiva Overview

San Francisco, CA (US)
51 to 200 employees
2005
Non-profit Organisation
Lending
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Unknown
Called the "hottest non-profit on the planet" by FORTUNE magazine and a Top 50 Website by TIME, Kiva (www.kiva.org) is the world's first personal micro-lending marketplace with a mission to expand financial access to help ... Read more

Mission: We are an organization with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. 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.

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    Pros

    Great people, mission, overall structure. You feel like you’re making a true difference.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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Kiva Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Kiva (San Francisco, CA (US)) in July 2012.

    Interview

    Meet with the head of software engineering at Kiva. Meet with several software engineers and a product manager. Determine whether your goals align with Kiva's. Determine your experience and abilities in MySQL, OOP, basic algorithms, git, software engineering, unit testing, and general understanding of how a web server works.

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Kiva Awards & Accolades

  • Socially Conscious Award, TechAmerica, 2013
  • Champion of Change, The White House, 2013
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