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Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 988 members have lent $1,661,225 in 63,492 loansFrance Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,714 members have lent $2,059,800 in 62,866 loansAnywhere Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2009We 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
- 1,777 members have lent $1,767,125 in 61,829 loansGermany Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Showing interest in the life of others and giving a helping hand if needed is important.
- 2,826 members have lent $1,688,150 in 57,769 loansNew York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We 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.
- 2,301 members have lent $1,932,475 in 55,578 loansIndians and India Lovers Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We 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
- 1,660 members have lent $1,479,700 in 51,301 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
- 1,370 members have lent $1,304,175 in 44,485 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,802 members have lent $1,117,850 in 42,352 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 3,649 members have lent $1,105,725 in 38,301 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 3,076 members have lent $1,137,750 in 35,695 loansUSA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.