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.
- 1,357 members have lent $736,200 in 25,216 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.
- 2,885 members have lent $726,050 in 26,507 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 685 members have lent $690,225 in 24,584 loansWashington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
- 948 members have lent $675,075 in 23,047 loansDunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
- 2,688 members have lent $667,675 in 22,098 loansUSA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.
- 842 members have lent $663,650 in 19,347 loansTexas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
- 507 members have lent $660,750 in 23,603 loansSwitzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
- 1,071 members have lent $650,350 in 22,991 loansCanada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We live in a well-to-do nation and want to help those less fortunate than ourselves
- 322 members have lent $633,475 in 24,082 loansOKLAHOMA Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: Oklahomans are always willing to lend a hand to our neighbors as well as to total strangers.
- 606 members have lent $620,975 in 15,881 loansNew Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.