Lending Teams: Connect with Kiva's lender community
Join a Lending Team and get to know Kiva's vibrant community of active and inspiring lenders.
Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.
Start a team and invite your friends. Or join an existing team below.
- 4 members have lent $28,025 in 394 loansWestern Washington Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2010We loan because: We want to make the world a better place and we believe that fostering the opportunities for entrepreneurs to start a business is a great way to help people help themselves.
- 3 members have lent $25,425 in 1,000 loansNew York Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009We loan because: We have met so many wonderful people in our visits to developing nations, and we greatly appreciate this opportunity to help them during our wedding celebration.
- 122 members have lent $24,900 in 881 loansThe Worldwide Web Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: UPDATE #4 - What a great Lending Team! We surpassed the $20,000 goal in early June 2012, well before my birthday. On to $25K... (6/15/12)
UPDATE #3 - W passed the $15,000 goal well before my birthday!…
- 114 members have lent $18,750 in 691 loansLoop, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne - Monday 22 October 2012 Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2011We loan because: it is Kiva's 7th birthday! Let's celebrate 7 years of small change making a big difference in the world
- 21 members have lent $18,375 in 683 loansSanta Rosa, California, USA Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009We loan because: We want to make a difference
- 2 members have lent $14,700 in 569 loansLondon Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009We loan because: by taking on a debt a borrower develops confidence, motivation, and self respect. Outright gifts/aid fosters a dependent mindset which undermines personal development.
- 41 members have lent $14,250 in 192 loansMelbourne, Australia Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: In celebrating LJ's 40th birthday we wish to support a woman to change her life.
- 26 members have lent $13,825 in 475 loansWorldwide Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009We loan because: It's such a fantastic way of doing something good in the world.
- 2 members have lent $13,800 in 529 loansEverywhere Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2009We loan because: Why keep money sitting around somewhere when it could be much more useful as capital for entrepreneurs?
- 22 members have lent $11,400 in 374 loansCategory: Events Team since: Dec, 2008We loan because: we're celebrating Viji and Lewis' journey together