Looking to do something a bit more interactive than simply donating to charity? I found Kiva.com, the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website, and it’s a great idea.
Browse through lists of people in the developing world who are looking for loans to set up in business. Loan as little as $25 and get paid back as their business grows.
With a default rate of 1.7% on over US$12 million of loans, it is a low risk way of helping people and you get your money back!