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

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37,340 lending teams in all categories
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,279 members have lent $2,147,775 in 73,237 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

    1,850 members have lent $1,994,725 in 69,954 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

    1,027 members have lent $1,820,775 in 69,632 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • New York

    New York

    2,872 members have lent $1,901,950 in 64,496 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.
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,786 members have lent $1,840,875 in 63,947 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • India

    India

    2,377 members have lent $2,127,550 in 62,130 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

    1,431 members have lent $1,447,475 in 49,580 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,827 members have lent $1,242,875 in 47,080 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,921 members have lent $1,284,850 in 43,959 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,241 members have lent $1,194,675 in 41,665 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…