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7,898 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Lenders to the Developing World

    Lenders to the Developing World

    78 members have lent $68,400 in 2,613 loans
    Worldwide Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We prefer to loan where the need is greatest, where our loans will do the most good & have the greatest impact.

  • Kiva Friends Bavaria / Germany

    Kiva Friends Bavaria / Germany

    67 members have lent $60,750 in 2,122 loans
    Bavaria - Upper franconia Category: Other Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we think that Kiva is a great idea! It is so easy to help other people! Lending is much better than donation!
  • Miracle Noodle Team

    Miracle Noodle Team

    92 members have lent $59,225 in 1,798 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe that empowerment through entrepeneurship is the most powerful form of change possible. It elevates families and communities at all levels, promotes equality of opportunity, and gives hope through…
  • Freethinkers & Humanists in Favor of Choice

    Freethinkers & Humanists in Favor of Choice

    92 members have lent $48,550 in 1,937 loans
    Worldwide Category: Other Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: "THE FACT IS WOMEN HAVE BEEN TRAPPED. Reproduction is used, consciously or not, as a means to control women, to limit their options and to make them subordinate to men. In many societies a serious approach to…
  • Move your world

    Move your world

    128 members have lent $45,700 in 1,598 loans
    North America Category: Other Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want to get bicycles to people who have no method of transportation other than walking.
  • Iranians On Kiva

    Iranians On Kiva

    62 members have lent $44,575 in 1,707 loans
    Worldwide Category: Other Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We see all of humanity as one giant community regardless of race, creed, ethnicity, religious beliefs, economical or other barriers and it is a large part of our upbringing and culture to help when we can.
  • Shift Happens

    Shift Happens

    139 members have lent $41,525 in 1,408 loans
    Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Shift Happens, and we want to be the change we want to see.