Kiva gives you the chance to make small loans to borrowers working to start businesses and improve their lives.

I'm already lending on Kiva and thought you'd like to join me! 


Ungheni, Moldova

A micro loan of $600 helped to harvest corn and to do the agricultural work of autumn.

Prepared from fabrics I have collected during my several visits to Africa

 Hi, I am Marlene

After 31 years as a teacher in elementary school,
my retirement enthusiasm has been quilting

Links to My Specialty Websites

getting a Blue Ribbon and

Special Merit at the 2009 Sheboygan County Fair

A Quilted Wall Hanging I made for My Photographer Husband, Galen Frysinger, as a Birthday Gift

Twelve Days of Christmas

Favorite Links

By lending as little as $25, you can help people around the world create opportunity for themselves and their communities.

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Africa     67" x 69"