Connect with Kiva's lender community

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.

Start a team and invite your friends. Or join an existing team below.

Clear filters

Team Listing

1,618 lending teams in the "Schools" category
  • Learning by Loaning

    Learning by Loaning

    10 members have lent $12,550 in 501 loans
    Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Kiva gives young people the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people around the world. When teachers incorporate Kiva into the curriculum students feel empowered, become more interested in their…
  • International School Singapore

    International School Singapore

    9 members have lent $12,250 in 339 loans
    Singapore Category: Schools Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "Individually, we are one drop, Together we are the ocean" Ryunosuk Saturo
  • Middleton Grange School

    Middleton Grange School

    7 members have lent $11,925 in 439 loans
    Christchurch, New Zealand Category: Schools Team since: Jun, 2013
    We loan because: By making capital available we are paying it forward, and impacting whole communities - forever. How cool is that!
  • Crater High School of Business, Innovation and Science

    Crater High School of Business, Innovation and…

    14 members have lent $11,775 in 466 loans
    Central Point, Oregon Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We're fortunate enough to have the ability to. We have more than so many others in this world and we want to share with the global community.
  • European School Frankfurt

    2 members have lent $11,625 in 284 loans
    Frankfurt am Main, Germany Category: Schools Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We care about creating a more peaceful and fair world for people of all nations, languages and cultures.
  • St. Michael Blues/Prchal's Pals

    St. Michael Blues/Prchal's Pals

    7 members have lent $11,100 in 159 loans
    Minnesota Category: Schools Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We are very fortunate and want to "pay it forward."
  • Kids for Kiva

    Kids for Kiva

    45 members have lent $10,725 in 377 loans
    British Columbia, Canada Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We are trying to learn about the world around us and how to be a part of making it the best place possible. As one of my students stated, "Kiva is the real thing, not just made up stuff in books." The kids…
  • MIT Sloan

    MIT Sloan

    28 members have lent $10,450 in 366 loans
    Cambridge, MA Category: Schools Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We believe that entrepreneurship drives social and economic change in communities around the world.
  • University of Pittsburgh

    University of Pittsburgh

    42 members have lent $10,250 in 401 loans
    Pittsburgh, PA (USA) and Worldwide Category: Schools Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: We feel the important need to support the efforts of our fellow human beings.