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.
- 1,358 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.
- 2,892 members have lent $727,700 in 26,571 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 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.
- 954 members have lent $676,400 in 23,092 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…
- 2,687 members have lent $670,750 in 22,195 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.
- 843 members have lent $664,000 in 19,361 loansTexas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
- 507 members have lent $661,575 in 23,627 loansSwitzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
- 1,072 members have lent $651,125 in 23,022 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
- 323 members have lent $633,625 in 24,088 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.
- 607 members have lent $621,475 in 15,897 loansNew Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.