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- 30,299 members have lent $17,572,025 in 602,042 loansEarth Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We care about human beings and understand that it takes people to help people.
- 14,286 members have lent $13,514,075 in 353,460 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)2,605 members have lent $8,640,725 in 153,633 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.447 members have lent $6,792,925 in 16,639 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...121,080 members have lent $5,779,925 in 184,840 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…1,731 members have lent $5,464,950 in 162,929 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…7,186 members have lent $4,667,750 in 148,163 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…46,997 members have lent $4,659,675 in 157,780 loansNerdfighteria Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: We aim to decrease world suck.
And this is how:
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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…4,901 members have lent $3,690,100 in 122,450 loansEurope Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We think Kiva is a unique opportunity for people all over the world to assist entrepreneurs in improving their businesses and communities.