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8,004 lending teams in the "Other" category
  • Move your world

    Move your world

    135 members have lent $49,900 in 1,759 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

    63 members have lent $46,600 in 1,777 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

    140 members have lent $44,300 in 1,517 loans
    Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Shift Happens, and we want to be the change we want to see.
  • Hjelp andre

    Hjelp andre

    22 members have lent $42,175 in 1,546 loans
    Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Make the world a better place
  • Viva Guatemala

    Viva Guatemala

    80 members have lent $39,750 in 1,228 loans
    El Mundo Category: Other Team since: Feb, 2009
  • Team Marilyn

    Team Marilyn

    16 members have lent $38,950 in 1,549 loans
    Category: Other Team since: May, 2012
    We loan because: 1. It’s a great name.
    2. Why not?
  • Impossible League

    Impossible League

    96 members have lent $38,125 in 1,456 loans
    The World Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2011
    We loan because: We want to help people all over the world do the impossible.
  • Groupon


    397 members have lent $37,825 in 1,397 loans
    Chicago, IL Category: Other Team since: Nov, 2010
  • The Lois & Olivia Fund

    The Lois & Olivia Fund

    6 members have lent $35,400 in 641 loans
    Vancouver, BC and Bellingham, WA Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: microcredit has proven itself one of the best ways to support economic and social justice on a sustainable scale and where it matters - in the community. We are so impressed with Kiva's approach and successes so…