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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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- 992 members have lent $1,621,450 in 61,952 loansFrance Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,668 members have lent $1,980,925 in 60,031 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
- 1,762 members have lent $1,708,700 in 59,765 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.
- 2,806 members have lent $1,644,225 in 56,291 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.
- 2,290 members have lent $1,890,825 in 54,134 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
- 1,643 members have lent $1,423,025 in 49,368 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
- 1,356 members have lent $1,273,050 in 43,397 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,798 members have lent $1,087,375 in 41,222 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 3,592 members have lent $1,062,275 in 37,055 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 3,036 members have lent $1,088,700 in 34,423 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.