Entries by Erin Bridges

Jennifer Flynn

Jennifer is Accelerating Appalachia’s former C.O.O. and now advisor to the program. Before her recent move to Michigan, she worked and lived in North Carolina as the owner of a natural products company and the former brand manager for the North Carolina Natural Products Association’s Blue Ridge Naturally program. She is an ecopsychologist and permaculturist more »

Our first business endorsement as a Kiva trustee was…

Fully funded in record time: 6 days! Floyd’s Farm & Home received a $10,000, 0% Kiva loan. And, thanks to our collaboration with Lexington’s Community Ventures, Travis will qualify for a matching loan of $10,000!! He’s able to leverage $20k at 2.5% interest. So much gratitude to the great folks at Kiva and the 202 lenders who invested at more »