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7,860 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Lenders to the Developing World

    Lenders to the Developing World

    78 members have lent $71,225 in 2,725 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 $61,175 in 2,136 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 $59,600 in 1,813 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

    94 members have lent $49,475 in 1,973 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 $46,200 in 1,617 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.
  • Blend and Extend; Stack and roll

    Blend and Extend; Stack and roll

    4 members have lent $44,800 in 353 loans
    Everywhere and nowhere and global Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2014
    We loan because: Because!
    Yes is the word!
    Now!
    Just do it!
    Why not!
    Bring it don't sing it!
    Go big!
    Be the ball!
    Grab and Growl!
  • Iranians On Kiva

    Iranians On Kiva

    63 members have lent $44,675 in 1,711 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.