One more question,
I am wondering how exactly the KIVA bonuses work for inviting friends who join Kiva/join my team. How do I know and receive the $25 lending bonus for this? I noticed that I can just send people the weblink to my team but how does KIVA know that it was an invite on my part? Are the kiva bonuses instantaneous? I have read that there may be limited funds so does anyone know how best to approach this new thought?
Well I don't work much on that stuff, but basically if you send someone to the /invitedby url, then the system marks that you are the person who invited them.
The url looks like this, say for me inviting a friend to join the "Flying Spaghetti Monster" team that I'm on: http://www.kiva.org/invitedto/fsm/by/penguinsforthewin
So if that user joined, then system knows that I (penguinsforthewin) invited the new person to join my favorite team (fsm)
Does that make sense?