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That made me excited about being in business – not only could my business be used as a tool to create my own financial freedom, but through my business positively impacting on the lives of others, I could make an even bigger difference to the world than I could alone.
Why you should check it out: If you're wondering how you can 'make a difference' in the world by actively helping another entrepreneur in a developing country - have a look at www.kiva.org.
Why it's cool: Kiva is a brilliant initiative - from the website you can read about various entrepreneurs, choose an entrepreneur and make a loan from $25 - you get updates and get repaid when the business succeeds. These entrepreneurs from Pakistan to Afghanistan only need small loans; to buy a cow or for more inventory for their shop.
How to leverage kiva.org: You can also purchase gift certificates to give to a friend / client to redeem by lending the funds from the certificate to an entrepreneur of their choice.
We all want to make our impact on the world but how can we do it?
There are numerous ways that your business can make a difference. Here's a list to start you thinking and by putting those ideas into place you'll be able to make your own special impact on the world.