Kiva Zip has been a longtime La Cocina supporter and friend – earlier this year several of our entrepreneurs received Kiva Zip loans (read about them below!) and now Dilsa Lugo of Los Cilantros is looking to fill a loan for $10K. Lend to her today and support the opening of her brand new cafe space in Berkeley in La Peña Cultural Center. Lend to her here!
Past La Cocina entrepreneurs on Kiva Zip:
La Cocina is thrilled to announce that we are endorsing Anna Tvelova of AйDa Piroshki in partnership with Kiva Zip and Centro Community Partners for a $25,000 loan. This is a huge accomplishment as this is largest Kiva Zip loan ever and will assist Anna on the path to opening her second location in San Francisco. You can help support Anna’s business endeavors by clicking on this link: http://bit.ly/17HC3Dk
As of July 2013, Anna’s loan was fully funded!
La Cocina is thrilled to announce that we are endorsing Olive Loew of Saint & Olive for a $4,000 loan. This loan will help Olive finance new packaging for her products, which will greatly expand her market reach. This loan will also assist her with product development and covering the costs of marketing materials. You can help support Olive’s business endeavors by clicking on this link: http://bit.ly/10EfKMw
As of July 2013, Olive’s loan was fully funded!
You can also find Fernay of Minnie Bell’s Soul Movement, another La Cocina business, currently endorsed by our wonderful partner, Urban Solutions. This loan will help Fernay finance her equipment and insurance for her upcoming trailer as well as assist her with the cost of other marketing materials. You can help support Fernay’s business endeavors by clicking on this link: http://bit.ly/17ACpMO
As of July 2013, Fernay’s loan was fully funded!
Hanna and Arcelio of Zepeda Foods are looking to fill a loan for $5K. At the time of posting they were already halfway there – lend to them today and support their efforts to improve their packaging and production costs and get their delicious salsa to the store (read: to your tastebuds) that much faster. Lend to them here!
As of early November 2013, Hannah and Arcelio’s loan was fully funded!
Dionne of Zella’s Soulful Kitchen is looking to fill a loan for $10K. Lend to her today and support her efforts to bring soul food to West Oakland at the Mandela Foods Co-op. The loan will help her purchase small wares for her new spot set to open in March 2014! Lend to her here!
As of early February 2014, Dionne’s loan was fully funded!