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34,651 lending teams in all categories
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    2,106 members have lent $3,441,050 in 106,063 loans
    Global Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We care about people striving to enhance their self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on Kiva. Together we can make it easier for hard…
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,427 members have lent $3,042,975 in 100,559 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,957 members have lent $2,772,150 in 98,396 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We understand that our combined efforts through Kiva will help make this world a much better place!
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    2,105 members have lent $2,769,775 in 95,459 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.
  • The Mindful Bunch

    The Mindful Bunch

    2,071 members have lent $12,736,275 in 92,285 loans
    Within us all ! Category: Common Interest Team since: Dec, 2014
    We loan because: We are all ONE and the SAME. We Listen to our HEARTS. We Love Life. We are Mindful.
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,151 members have lent $2,310,675 in 88,667 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: France is a wonderful country to live in. why not making life easier everywhere ?
  • India

    India

    2,583 members have lent $2,788,650 in 82,461 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
  • New York

    New York

    3,039 members have lent $2,465,050 in 82,006 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.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    2,096 members have lent $1,964,075 in 66,880 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…
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,617 members have lent $1,837,325 in 63,535 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008