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When Two Worlds Collide

You may accuse me of being quiet.

(This is partially true. I feel that my tendency to be an extreme extrovert has weakened with time).

The words are still spilling out, though! The reason for my silence on my blog and other social media outlets is all the planning and tweeting and writing I’m doing for Kiva Zip. If you don’t know what that is, I will cast no judgment if you go now and make a $5 loan! ūüėČ

That being said, I still wistfully think about my former reporter life. Having conversations via Twitter is not quite the same as face-to-face.

Then the opportunity came in the form of a meeting with a Cambodian woman who was forced to take refuge in Vietnam and then immigrated to the U.S. She and her husband want to borrow $5,000 to help their small sandwich shop succeed.

Ki Giang

For a little while, philanthropy and reporting are going hand-in-hand. Meet Ki. 

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3 thoughts on “When Two Worlds Collide

  1. Two questions:
    1) Did you write that profile of Ki? (It was great)
    2) How long did Kiva have to look for someone named Ki who embodies the mission of the organization? (It seems too perfect.

    • 1) I did write it, thank you so much!
      and
      2) she fell into our laps. She started applying for a loan just days before we began brainstorming who would be great to feature for our All Dreams are Created Equal campaign.

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