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28,197 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    13,322 members have lent $10,560,200 in 296,595 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)

    Link to information regarding…
  • milepoint

    milepoint

    2,315 members have lent $7,429,400 in 132,072 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

    371 members have lent $5,321,325 in 11,165 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

    1,639 members have lent $4,869,675 in 147,890 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…
  • Australia

    Australia

    5,604 members have lent $4,036,700 in 147,096 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

    6,703 members have lent $3,901,100 in 122,728 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

    4,688 members have lent $3,437,525 in 113,742 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.
  • GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender) Kivans & Friends

    GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender)…

    6,418 members have lent $3,258,425 in 116,232 loans
    We are everywhere. Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We are out and proud and know what it is like to face barriers. We are privileged to help our entrepreneurs achieve their own equality. We thank our friends who join us in our loans & in supporting GLBT rights.