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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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- 986 members have lent $1,641,425 in 62,715 loansFrance Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,692 members have lent $2,022,775 in 61,504 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
- 1,771 members have lent $1,743,950 in 61,009 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.
- 2,818 members have lent $1,673,100 in 57,199 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.
- 2,296 members have lent $1,916,125 in 55,102 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
- 1,645 members have lent $1,454,325 in 50,466 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
- 1,364 members have lent $1,292,125 in 44,090 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,799 members have lent $1,107,075 in 41,944 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 3,632 members have lent $1,085,550 in 37,753 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 3,060 members have lent $1,118,625 in 35,258 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.