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.
- 35 members have lent $44,825 in 578 loansWall Street Category: Businesses Team since: Oct, 2008We loan because: We rob from the rich and give to those in need
- 36 members have lent $44,675 in 1,588 loansGlobal Category: Businesses Team since: Dec, 2008We loan because: Entrepreneurship changes the world.
- 9 members have lent $42,350 in 506 loansAustin, Texas USA Category: Businesses Team since: Dec, 2009We loan because: We believe that entrepreneurship is one of the best paths out of poverty.
- 1 members have lent $41,150 in 1,591 loansThailand Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2009We loan because: A key problem for the poor is lack of access to affordable credit. Millions of poor people are trapped in debts, mostly obtained from “underground” lending outside the system. High interest rates are ruining people’s…
- 21 members have lent $39,725 in 1,557 loansCalifornia, Oregon, and New York Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2011We loan because: Life is not a competition, it's a team sport.
- 24 members have lent $39,300 in 1,527 loansTaiwan Category: Businesses Team since: Dec, 2010We loan because: We help people get rid of poverty and become rich, thus we are richer and richer in both material and spiritual worlds.
- 9 members have lent $36,050 in 664 loansAustin, Texas Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2009We loan because: We believe small enterprises help create resources for families and communities to grow and prosper.
- 30 members have lent $33,125 in 974 loansNorth Vancouver, Canada Category: Businesses Team since: Apr, 2011We loan because: We are entrepreneurs who want to support and empower other entrepreneurs.
- 13 members have lent $32,900 in 1,239 loansCortes Island, BC Category: Businesses Team since: May, 2011We loan because: By taking on a loan a borrower develops confidence, motivation, and self respect. Outright gifts/aid fosters a dependent mindset which undermines personal development.
We believe that empowering people to…
- 66 members have lent $31,950 in 1,025 loansSan Francisco, CA Category: Businesses Team since: Dec, 2008We loan because: Geographic Expeditions is committed to living up to our responsibility of taking care of the places that have touched, inspired, and given our staff and clients so much joy.