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28,933 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    13,866 members have lent $12,033,250 in 328,573 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world. (Jam. 1:27)
  • milepoint

    milepoint

    2,482 members have lent $8,064,250 in 143,744 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: As travelers we have seen poverty first hand and are committed to making the world a better place for all.
  • Guys holding fish

    Guys holding fish

    426 members have lent $6,462,750 in 15,036 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We feel an affinity for entrepreneurs that make their living by fishing, selling fish, or attempting to make their lives better because of their proximity to the ocean, or freshwater locales...
  • Friends of Bob Harris

    Friends of Bob Harris

    1,701 members have lent $5,268,875 in 156,824 loans
    All over Category: Common Interest Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: After stumbling into a job as a luxury travel writer, I saw so much poverty that I decided to turn those paychecks into Kiva loans. Then I visited a bunch of clients, who were amazing, and I've written a book about…
  • HP

    HP

    118,323 members have lent $5,016,100 in 167,783 loans
    Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Dec, 2013
    We loan because: This is a unique opportunity for HP employees globally to actively participate in driving HP Living Progress by supporting thousands of entrepreneurs around the world who need access to capital to start or grow their…
  • Australia

    Australia

    5,746 members have lent $4,394,375 in 160,683 loans
    Australia Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Australians all let us rejoice
    for we are young and free, -
    We've heard the call of nations wide,
    How can we let this be? -
    We'll share our wealth,
    We'll…
  • Team CANADA

    Team CANADA

    6,985 members have lent $4,324,550 in 136,674 loans
    Canada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: So little means so much. And because we are so fortunate to be able to lend with the luxury of not worrying about whether we ever see that money again, while the clients borrow with the hope and determination that they…
  • Team Europe

    Team Europe

    4,808 members have lent $3,585,875 in 118,863 loans
    Europe Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We think Kiva is a unique opportunity for people all over the world to assist entrepreneurs in improving their businesses and communities.