Last year I lent $25 to a woman in Peru so that she could buy a cow. Cows, of course, cost a lot more than that but I wasn’t the only one contributing—Alex from New York pitched in, as did Ivan from Zagreb, along with 16 other people. None of us have ever met; we all heard about the cow and lent the money through the website Kiva.
Credit where it’s due
New York Times September 11th 1995 The peace process in Ireland is at a dangerous stage....