Heidi Heung

Heidi was born and raised in Toronto, Canada but has been living abroad since she acquired her first Bachelor’s degree. She was an elementary school teacher in Japan, Scotland and Qatar. She is passionate about teaching and believes that education is a vital part in alleviating poverty. She initially looked into Kiva as a way to share abundance and give back to the world. As a Fellow, she is excited to help Kiva empower people, provide educational opportunities and challenge social power structures.

Fellows Blog Posts by Heidi Heung

May 26, 2016 GO Global Update

The Kiva NYC Team went to Bed-Stuy Brooklyn to visit Abuela’s Tattoo and got inked for their Friday the 13th Sale!   Mandi and Sam took out a loan for Myrtle Tattoo Ink Parlor (renamed: Abuela’s Tattoo) at the beginning of last year. Soon after, they secured a space to provide local artists with supplies and a clean working environment. Though they were busy, we had a chance to learn more about their busy year of change, growth and success. Q: Since you applied for your Kiva loan, you've changed your shop name to...
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