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Join a lending team and get to know Kiva's vibrant community of active and inspiring lenders.
Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 29 members have lent $55,350 in 2,136 loansPittsburgh, PA. USA Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2009We loan because: "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill
- 2 members have lent $55,175 in 2,161 loansCalgary, AB, Canada Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: this is the best way for us to directly help the most needy people in the world.
- 6 members have lent $54,125 in 2,123 loansWestern Canada Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010We loan because: We can help people by giving a hand up.
- 1 members have lent $50,250 in 501 loansCamberley, England Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2010We 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…
- 17 members have lent $48,925 in 1,020 loansCategory: Families Team since: Dec, 2013We loan because: We want to make a positive impact on the world and help others. We have been blessed, and we want to give back to those in need.
- 13 members have lent $46,950 in 1,838 loansUS Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2008We loan because: We can.
- 42 members have lent $46,500 in 1,765 loansWorldwide Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
- 8 members have lent $44,825 in 858 loansWorldwide Category: Families Team since: Oct, 2009We loan because: We want to eradicate poverty around the world and give others a chance to better themselves.
- 9 members have lent $43,175 in 1,724 loansUS Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009We loan because: It keeps us in touch with the world.
- 2 members have lent $38,350 in 388 loansStoke-on-Trent/Telengana, Los Angeles/ Andhra Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2011We loan because: Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. - Gautama Siddhartha