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29,533 lending teams in all categories
  • Belgium

    Belgium

    660 members have lent $3,038,050 in 102,357 loans
    Belgium, Europe Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Its a nice way to help the beneficiaries of the loans create their own business and hopefully improve their lives.
  • Norway

    Norway

    2,602 members have lent $2,674,800 in 94,439 loans
    Norway Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We have Cold Weather - Warm hearts !
    We believe that providing microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries is the socially responsive way of helping people break the circle of poverty.

    We…
  • Trolltech Foundation

    Trolltech Foundation

    1 members have lent $2,341,450 in 93,658 loans
    Norway Category: Other Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: we believe that empowering people to help themselves is the path to true and lasting prosperity.
  • Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    3,025 members have lent $2,879,350 in 91,306 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area CA Category: Businesses Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Poverty2Prosperity.org (P2P) is all about Poverty-Escape. Please join our fun team and put Poverty-Escape in the lead! See how to get your I'm a Kiva Loaner Bracelet and more by participating on Team P2P - visit…
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,823 members have lent $2,298,825 in 81,429 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We understand that our combined efforts through Kiva will help make this world a much better place!
  • Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    4,198 members have lent $2,291,100 in 80,129 loans
    Earth Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "Thou shalt share, that none may seek without funding." A nod to VII. of “RANDOM NUMBER OF NOT COMMANDMENTS, SUGGESTIONS" in the LOOSE CANON:
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    1,732 members have lent $2,571,550 in 76,425 loans
    Global Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We care about people striving to enhance their economic self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on kiva. Together we can make it easier…
  • Kiva Mormons

    Kiva Mormons

    1,619 members have lent $1,946,075 in 67,778 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race." ~ Joseph Smith
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,253 members have lent $1,896,725 in 65,762 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.