Microloans funded by Nina Designs


Now you can apply for a KIVA Micro Loan! Nina Designs has partnered with KIVA to fund Micro Loans for women jewelry designers in the USA. Click Here for more Info.


At Nina Designs, we focus on producing high quality jewelry supplies and findings for our customers, but we are also devoted to aiding fellow women artisans around the world. Through our Micro Loans program, we provide women in many countries with an opportunity to grow and expand their livelihood and small businesses.

We offer our loans to talented women artisans through two great organizations, Kiva and Novica. (Take a minute to explore each of their websites, they do amazing things!) As you can see on the map below, we have been fortunate enough to help skillful women on almost every continent. Women artisans have been granted small loans through these programs to make jewelry, clothing and textiles, sculptures, masks, wood carvings, tapestries, purses and bags, recycled art, knits, embroidery, and more!

To date, we have funded women artisans with over $200,000 in loans to help them start or run their small businesses, and produce their craft, all over the world. A truly global contribution! Nina Designs is proud to report that we have accomplished the following to date:

- Funded over $232,000 in Micro Loans

- Funded Micro Loans in over 30 Different Countries

- Assisted over 700 Women Artisans

- Helped Women Produce Over 50 Different Forms of Arts/Crafts




We like to remind our customers that your business of course plays a large role as well, and we wouldn’t be able to donate as much to our philanthropic endeavors without all of you! We continue to donate and participate in micro loan programs, and look forward to growing our contributions more and more to support talented women worldwide.

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