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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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- 75 members have lent $92,600 in 3,586 loansSweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008We loan because: we can!
- 103 members have lent $91,800 in 2,699 loansFrom all over! Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: we want to enable the individual. We encourage people's initiative and drive to help themselves.
- 283 members have lent $91,450 in 3,302 loansPennsylvania, USA Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2009We loan because: We would like the opportunity to give back to the different countries and locations where we send travelers.
- 280 members have lent $83,400 in 3,170 loansAll over the world Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009We loan because: "We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne." -Marcus Aurelius
- 46 members have lent $79,225 in 3,154 loansLos Angeles, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jan, 2010We loan because: We believe that giving people the opportunity to make income is the most sustainable way to bring the masses out of poverty.
- 7 members have lent $65,300 in 2,530 loansCategory: Friends Team since: Dec, 2009
- 143 members have lent $62,225 in 2,142 loansKilgoris, Kenya Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
- 7 members have lent $53,350 in 247 loansHolland Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
- 25 members have lent $50,900 in 1,985 loansWorldWide Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009We loan because: People can and want to be better economically. We believe this can be done by providing assistance to individuals who are driven to move away from poverty. We believe in Filipino Bayanihan !
- 108 members have lent $50,800 in 1,878 loansQueenstown, New Zealand Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2009We loan because: We like helping entrepreneurs around the world do great things for their families and their communities.