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5,318 lending teams in the "Businesses" category
  • Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    3,053 members have lent $2,950,950 in 93,381 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area CA Category: Businesses Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Poverty2Prosperity.org (P2P) is all about Poverty-Escape. Please join our fun team and put Poverty-Escape in the lead! See how to get your I'm a Kiva Loaner Bracelet and more by participating on Team P2P - visit…
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,255 members have lent $1,453,500 in 19,042 loans
    Category: Businesses Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: We are commited to creating a better world and making a positive difference. We strive to be socially responsible and contribute to the welfare and interests of the greater society in which we operate.
  • Tieks by Gavrieli

    Tieks by Gavrieli

    1 members have lent $1,254,350 in 12,141 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,018 members have lent $991,975 in 35,447 loans
    Worldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: NEWS! In honor of International Women's Day, if you join our team, then make a loan and credit our team, we'll match your loan with one of our own!!*

    We believe in the multiplier effect of…
  • Intel Small Things Challenge

    Intel Small Things Challenge

    688 members have lent $449,625 in 12,464 loans
    Worldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Every small, individual action can make a big difference -- especially if millions participate. A modest micro-loan will give an entrepreneur a hand-up to start a new business and provide for his or her family.
  • Friends of Mission Belt Co

    Friends of Mission Belt Co

    20 members have lent $306,750 in 12,246 loans
    Newport Beach, California Category: Businesses Team since: Apr, 2013
    We loan because: We want to give people a hand up, not a hand out, so that they can become self-sufficient and break the poverty cycle.
  • The Microlending Fund

    The Microlending Fund

    98 members have lent $261,700 in 8,754 loans
    Portland, Oregon Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: We believe, through education and knowledge, we can make Kiva a common mode of charity for businesses.
  • Beach Money

    Beach Money

    101 members have lent $259,350 in 3,189 loans
    Chicago, IL Category: Businesses Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: It inspires us and unites us!
    We are living in Peace, creating Magnificence, leaving a Legacy!
  • EY

    EY

    335 members have lent $242,450 in 7,156 loans
    Global Category: Businesses Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Kiva is well-aligned with what we see as EY's broader corporate responsibility, which is to put our people‚Äôs workplace skills toward making a difference in our communities around the world. We recognize the power…
  • Wonga.com

    Wonga.com

    108 members have lent $218,625 in 8,044 loans
    London Category: Businesses Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We provide an innovative short-term cash advance service to consumers and really like what Kiva is doing with micro finance.