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Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.

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28,205 lending teams in all categories
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,197 members have lent $1,649,850 in 57,711 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

    1,736 members have lent $1,601,800 in 56,006 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.
  • Late Loaning Lenders

    Late Loaning Lenders

    1,613 members have lent $1,829,675 in 54,899 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…
  • New York

    New York

    2,779 members have lent $1,533,650 in 52,626 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

    2,257 members have lent $1,799,450 in 50,900 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
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,591 members have lent $1,300,750 in 45,172 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,326 members have lent $1,203,225 in 40,918 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,780 members have lent $1,023,950 in 38,832 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,481 members have lent $984,350 in 34,322 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    2,939 members have lent $992,575 in 31,706 loans
    USA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.