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1,221 lending teams in the "Religious Congregations" category
  • Kiva Mormons

    Kiva Mormons

    1,608 members have lent $2,782,050 in 85,751 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race." ~ Joseph Smith
  • Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    4,390 members have lent $2,657,350 in 93,219 loans
    Earth Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "Thou shalt share, that none may seek without funding." A nod to VII. of “RANDOM NUMBER OF NOT COMMANDMENTS, SUGGESTIONS" in the LOOSE CANON:
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,820 members have lent $2,004,500 in 69,634 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    489 members have lent $1,946,875 in 12,261 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Baha'u'llah told us to "Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an…
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,650 members have lent $1,281,800 in 44,586 loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
    If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    856 members have lent $910,250 in 30,461 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Unitarian Universalists

    Unitarian Universalists

    843 members have lent $694,600 in 21,099 loans
    worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in:
    **The inherent worth and dignity of every person
    **Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
    **Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our…
  • Episcopal Church in the United States

    Episcopal Church in the United States

    402 members have lent $689,800 in 22,197 loans
    North America Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: As Episcopalians, we are followers of Jesus Christ, our Lord, and believe in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We strive to love our neighbors as ourselves and respect the dignity of every person.
  • Woodlands

    Woodlands

    60 members have lent $603,025 in 21,796 loans
    Bristol, UK Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: we want to help the Poorest , and most Persecuted People God loves.
  • Kiva Jews

    Kiva Jews

    804 members have lent $568,750 in 16,470 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Tikkun Olam - making the world a better place.