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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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- 995 members have lent $1,668,800 in 63,771 loansFrance Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,725 members have lent $2,079,175 in 63,603 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
- 1,781 members have lent $1,781,850 in 62,356 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.
- 2,834 members have lent $1,707,275 in 58,380 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.
- 2,305 members have lent $1,951,900 in 56,160 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
- 1,670 members have lent $1,504,650 in 52,106 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
- 1,374 members have lent $1,314,950 in 44,864 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,805 members have lent $1,125,475 in 42,652 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 3,672 members have lent $1,116,775 in 38,655 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 3,087 members have lent $1,154,825 in 36,129 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.