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3,155 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Steffi & Josef 2014

    Steffi & Josef 2014

    10 members have lent $75,225 in 757 loans
    Munich Category: Families Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: we believe Kiva is one of the most efficient ways to help families live a happier life by providing them a loan to start/build their own business
  • Dingo's brood

    Dingo's brood

    2 members have lent $62,425 in 68 loans
    Boston, MA and Woodstock, GA Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We want to be the top lender in the family category. Oh and it helps others and all that crap, blah blah blah.
  • Team Kisman

    Team Kisman

    2 members have lent $62,125 in 2,439 loans
    Calgary, AB, Canada Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: this is the best way for us to directly help the most needy people in the world.
  • Charles Family

    1 members have lent $57,675 in 636 loans
    Camberley, England Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We want to help and share in improving other people’s lives.We believe that the most effective way is to empower them where possible. Our family is fortunate because of where we live and the opportunities this has…
  • Bridarolli Family Project

    Bridarolli Family Project

    32 members have lent $57,225 in 2,211 loans
    Pittsburgh, PA. USA Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill


    11 members have lent $53,575 in 1,106 loans
    Worldwide Category: Families Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We want to eradicate poverty around the world and give others a chance to better themselves.
  • Cookie Day

    Cookie Day

    13 members have lent $51,950 in 2,029 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We can.
  • GrammyJ's


    11 members have lent $49,450 in 1,968 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: It keeps us in touch with the world.