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Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.

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3,482 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Karma friends

    Karma friends

    29 members have lent $25,000 in 985 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: WE CAN!!!
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    34 members have lent $24,600 in 920 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: the Lebanese Association for development - Al Majmoua is an independent, Non Profit Non Governmental Organization helping people to progress out of poverty no matter if they are locals or Palestinian refugees in the…
  • Hesperians

    3 members have lent $23,400 in 171 loans
    USA Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We can, we feel we should, or generally just want to.
  • Emphasizing The Positive

    Emphasizing The Positive

    10 members have lent $23,200 in 882 loans
    Snohomish and many more pockets of good Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We want to encourage more ripple effects of goodness to reach far and wide.
  • Cole's Friends

    Cole's Friends

    22 members have lent $21,350 in 845 loans
    Planet Earth Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: Cole Gittinger is gone, but in celebration of the way he lived and traveled this is a way to let some of your money see the world (and help people in the process). Lend $25 out via Kiva, and when it's paid back,…
  • Team Middle East

    Team Middle East

    23 members have lent $21,325 in 575 loans
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: We want to help all regardless of religion or color
  • The Dhar Group

    The Dhar Group

    12 members have lent $21,175 in 777 loans
    Boston, Massachusetts Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: We've seen first hand the incredible power of microlending to build sustainable businesses and create infrastructure to provide for basic needs. And we believe that our friends will join us to make the world a…