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37,572 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    15,771 members have lent $18,653,700 in 437,522 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

    3,033 members have lent $10,334,050 in 183,928 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.
  • HP

    HP

    150,180 members have lent $9,470,300 in 330,330 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…
  • Guys holding fish

    Guys holding fish

    475 members have lent $6,866,425 in 19,364 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

    1,860 members have lent $6,054,225 in 185,350 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…
  • Team CANADA

    Team CANADA

    7,821 members have lent $5,657,775 in 181,726 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…
  • Australia

    Australia

    6,242 members have lent $5,349,925 in 196,435 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 Europe

    Team Europe

    5,239 members have lent $4,010,175 in 133,411 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.