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34,826 lending teams in all categories
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    613 members have lent $1,029,650 in 38,946 loans
    Denmark Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
    (Article 1 of United Nations…
  • London

    London

    613 members have lent $803,150 in 28,010 loans
    London, England Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: I am looking for Team members who want to become more involved in promoting the team and expanding our membership. Contact Richard to join the leadership.

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  • Taiwan Gives

    Taiwan Gives

    606 members have lent $1,083,200 in 38,715 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!
  • Kiva Team Captains

    Kiva Team Captains

    579 members have lent $109,375 in 2,525 loans
    Category: Clubs Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want to bring people together to raise awareness about Kiva in our communities.
  • Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    575 members have lent $168,175 in 5,972 loans
    California Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: For as little as $25, we can help women entrepreneurs right in our own backyard.
  • Marie Forleo's Kiva Lending Team

    Marie Forleo's Kiva Lending Team

    574 members have lent $79,125 in 2,694 loans
    Global Baby! HQ in NYC & LA Category: Common Interest Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We're uber passionate about making a difference. Nothing makes us more excited than using our skills and resources to increase prosperity, aliveness and well-being on the planet.
  • Cheeseheads For Change

    Cheeseheads For Change

    569 members have lent $445,525 in 16,126 loans
    Green Bay, WI Category: Sports Groups Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Now in the modern world, you can give that same man a loan to buy a fishing pole, he catches fish with his new pole to feed his family, his community improves because…
  • Kiva Walk

    Kiva Walk

    566 members have lent $702,925 in 26,425 loans
    United States of America Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: Because we know the benefit of someone providing a 'hand up' both in our work and throughout our life.
  • Guys holding fish

    Guys holding fish

    557 members have lent $7,048,250 in 26,011 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We feel an affinity for entrepreneurs that make their living by fishing, selling fish, or attempting to make their lives better because of their proximity to the ocean, or freshwater locales...
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    556 members have lent $2,064,425 in 16,340 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Baha'u'llah told us to "Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an…