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37,499 lending teams in all categories
  • Belgium

    Belgium

    698 members have lent $3,451,225 in 112,788 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.
  • Trolltech Foundation

    Trolltech Foundation

    1 members have lent $2,627,425 in 105,097 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.
  • Norway

    Norway

    2,671 members have lent $2,932,425 in 103,286 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…
  • Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    3,148 members have lent $3,138,675 in 99,203 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…
  • Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    4,370 members have lent $2,590,025 in 90,841 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:
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,840 members have lent $2,437,175 in 86,434 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!
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    1,796 members have lent $2,816,275 in 84,163 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

    1,562 members have lent $2,594,775 in 81,996 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
  • Late Loaning Lenders

    Late Loaning Lenders

    1,880 members have lent $2,536,925 in 78,770 loans
    Anywhere Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We hate to see loans being left unfunded on
    Kiva. Although most of these loans are
    pre-funded by the Field Partners, the Field
    Partners lose out on the capital if a loan
    doesn't get…