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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!

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3,591 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    16,204 members have lent $19,961,925 in 456,868 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)
  • idu

    idu

    5 members have lent $419,325 in 14,467 loans
    nyc Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: helping others help themselves is best solution,
    and SOLVING ALL PROBLEMS with immediate implementable practical solutions iduidu.blogspot.com/

  • Colbert Nation

    Colbert Nation

    836 members have lent $321,550 in 11,655 loans
    America Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: I am helping my fellow wealthy American friends lighten their swollen pockets to help the rest of the world prosper.
  • MAD 4 People

    MAD 4 People

    67 members have lent $263,575 in 10,120 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We want to Make A Difference for 100,000 people together.
  • Kakbank

    Kakbank

    56 members have lent $165,750 in 2,124 loans
    The world! Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Micro credits and minimuffins makes the world a little better!
  • Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    558 members have lent $146,525 in 5,190 loans
    California Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: For as little as $25, we can help women entrepreneurs right in our own backyard.
  • Zac's friends

    Zac's friends

    102 members have lent $128,825 in 4,617 loans
    Europe Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: it's an efficient way to help people who have no access to credit, to grow their business and have a better life.
  • Zen Habits

    212 members have lent $104,825 in 3,884 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to make a difference.
  • Bubblan

    Bubblan

    75 members have lent $99,000 in 3,841 loans
    Sweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we can!