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

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

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37,892 lending teams in all categories
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,315 members have lent $2,332,400 in 78,786 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

    1,913 members have lent $2,125,525 in 74,617 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

    1,057 members have lent $1,904,875 in 72,889 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,841 members have lent $2,063,525 in 71,734 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • New York

    New York

    2,917 members have lent $2,005,625 in 67,621 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

    2,428 members have lent $2,223,225 in 65,375 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

    1,474 members have lent $1,519,500 in 52,105 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,865 members have lent $1,318,300 in 49,898 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,047 members have lent $1,377,600 in 47,172 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,049 members have lent $1,244,300 in 45,444 loans
    Worldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: NEWS! In honor of International Women's Day, if you join our team, then make a loan and credit our team, we'll match your loan with one of our own!!*

    We believe in the multiplier effect of…