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.
- 1,129 members have lent $1,279,500 in 45,079 loansNetherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
- 2,122 members have lent $1,524,475 in 41,222 loansIndians and India Lovers Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: "What we should aim at is the creation of people power, which is opposed to the power of violence and is different from the coercive power of state." - Vinoba Bhave
- 2,651 members have lent $1,186,300 in 41,085 loansNew York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: New York is full of entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to alleviate themselves out of poverty.
- 1,408 members have lent $1,244,700 in 37,410 loansAnywhere Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2009We loan because: We hate to see loans being left unfunded on Kiva. Although most of these loans are pre-funded by the Field Partners, the Field Partners lose out on the capital if a loan doesn't get funded on Kiva. We believe that…
- 1,355 members have lent $943,725 in 32,904 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
- 1,217 members have lent $955,625 in 32,269 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,718 members have lent $805,100 in 30,522 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 2,892 members have lent $727,725 in 26,572 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 1,358 members have lent $736,625 in 25,232 loansAll Over The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: we are a diverse group of people with diverse reasons for participating on Kiva.org, but with a unifying desire to alleviate poverty around the world through making microloans to the hard working poor.
- 686 members have lent $691,650 in 24,635 loansWashington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.