Kiva's Microloans Underwriting Cockfighting in Peru

SF Weekly | February 27, 2008
One entrepreneur who hit the Kiva block on Feb. 15 has gotten some people squawking: Sara Alva Vasquez Rodriguez was asking for a $700 loan to buy a freezer for her cockfighting ring in the Peruvian jungle.

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