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- 29,660 members have lent $16,424,600 in 563,010 loansEarth Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We care about the suffering of human beings.
- 13,870 members have lent $12,048,225 in 329,052 loansWorldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008We 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)2,484 members have lent $8,069,275 in 143,847 loansWorldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2011We loan because: As travelers we have seen poverty first hand and are committed to making the world a better place for all.426 members have lent $6,486,800 in 15,206 loansCategory: Common Interest Team since: May, 2011We 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...1,701 members have lent $5,270,600 in 156,892 loansAll over Category: Common Interest Team since: Jun, 2009We 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…118,407 members have lent $5,057,650 in 168,312 loansCategory: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Dec, 2013We 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…5,748 members have lent $4,396,925 in 160,781 loansAustralia Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We 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…6,985 members have lent $4,327,000 in 136,770 loansCanada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We 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…46,039 members have lent $4,286,850 in 145,026 loansNerdfighteria Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: We aim to decrease world suck.
And this is how:
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