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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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37,710 lending teams in all categories
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,300 members have lent $2,271,175 in 77,195 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    1,882 members have lent $2,084,575 in 73,206 loans
    Germany Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Showing interest in the life of others and giving a helping hand if needed is important.
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,045 members have lent $1,882,075 in 72,006 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,820 members have lent $1,992,300 in 69,188 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • New York

    New York

    2,902 members have lent $1,984,875 in 66,940 loans
    New York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: New York is full of entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to alleviate themselves out of poverty.
  • India

    India

    2,405 members have lent $2,197,775 in 64,477 loans
    Indians and India Lovers Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "What we should aim at is the creation of people power, which is opposed to the power of violence and is different from the coercive power of state." - Vinoba Bhave
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,461 members have lent $1,498,750 in 51,397 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,847 members have lent $1,294,350 in 48,996 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,020 members have lent $1,350,550 in 46,310 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,643 members have lent $1,276,300 in 44,385 loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
    If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…