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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.

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3,543 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    15,559 members have lent $17,861,000 in 424,239 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 $405,975 in 13,933 loans
    nyc Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: help others help themselves
    and help the world
    SOLVE ALL its PROBLEMS


  • Colbert Nation

    Colbert Nation

    827 members have lent $307,525 in 11,108 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

    62 members have lent $244,300 in 9,376 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 $163,900 in 2,057 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

    550 members have lent $143,425 in 5,070 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 $121,200 in 4,348 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 $102,200 in 3,780 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to make a difference.
  • Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    28 members have lent $98,100 in 178 loans
    UK and beyond Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: we want to help people to help themselves. I can help manage this system as I know you are all very busy people! :) I have had zero losses in several years and know wheres good to invest your funds. If you are nervous I…