Archive for category: Featured Adventure Divas

Are you too old for adventure travel?

Are you too old for adventure travel?

That's the question posed by Marie-France Roy, a self-professed middle-years Adventure Diva who has visited 65 countries while travelling solo since 1992. Marie uses her blog "Big Travel Nut" to give the 40+ solo traveller "the means and... Read more
Field Report: Sandra rebuilt her Haiti workshop & hired 5 people!

Field Report: Sandra rebuilt her Haiti workshop & hired 5 people!

It's always exciting when we receive a field report on one of the women that we have invested in through the "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" project. This one is especially cool because it comes from the entrepreneur... Read more
Helping Jennifer Grow Gardens in Honour of My Mum’s 76th Birthday through our 27th Kiva Loan

Helping Jennifer Grow Gardens in Honour of My Mum’s 76th Birthday through our 27th Kiva Loan

Today would have been my mother's 76th birthday. She was the original "Adventure Diva" and the inspiration behind the "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" project. She loved to garden. When we celebrated her life on the... Read more
What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like?

What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like?

What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like? Kristina Paltén on a 1,144-mile journey of trust. The Swedish ultra-runner began her run through Iran on August 29th 2015. She was to become the first woman ever to... Read more
J. K. Rowling on the Power of Failure and Imagination

J. K. Rowling on the Power of Failure and Imagination

As adventure divas we may be faced with similar fears: we're too old, we don't have enough money, we don't have enough courage. These old scripts that we read from don't serve us well. They become... Read more
Our Twenty-third Kiva Diva: Natividad in Bolivia (February 2016)

Our Twenty-third Kiva Diva: Natividad in Bolivia (February 2016)

Natividad is our February "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" Kiva entrepreneur. This 63-year-old widow and mother of 4 children lives in La Paz, Bolivia, and is rebooting her life after cataract surgery. She lives near a school and wants... Read more