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Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 28,800 members have lent $15,020,425 in 514,693 loansEarth Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We care about the suffering of human beings.
- 13,318 members have lent $10,543,450 in 296,238 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)
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- 2,313 members have lent $7,423,200 in 131,999 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.
- 372 members have lent $5,304,475 in 11,139 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...
- 1,639 members have lent $4,856,800 in 147,767 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…
- 5,603 members have lent $4,032,900 in 146,953 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,
- 6,699 members have lent $3,894,800 in 122,480 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…
- 44,785 members have lent $3,817,225 in 128,862 loansNerdfighteria Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: We aim to decrease world suck.
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- 4,686 members have lent $3,435,325 in 113,653 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.
- 6,417 members have lent $3,256,400 in 116,154 loansWe are everywhere. Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We 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.