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28,889 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    13,816 members have lent $11,917,675 in 325,499 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

    2,469 members have lent $8,029,475 in 143,115 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

    421 members have lent $6,397,425 in 14,846 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

    1,697 members have lent $5,256,075 in 156,316 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

    117,880 members have lent $4,858,500 in 165,158 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

    5,731 members have lent $4,368,050 in 159,685 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

    6,967 members have lent $4,293,400 in 135,475 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

    4,794 members have lent $3,575,175 in 118,472 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.