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29,752 lending teams in all categories
  • Late Loaning Lenders

    Late Loaning Lenders

    1,759 members have lent $2,173,100 in 66,939 loans
    Anywhere Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2009
    We 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
    doesn't get…
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,002 members have lent $1,709,750 in 65,356 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    1,792 members have lent $1,844,400 in 64,610 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.
  • New York

    New York

    2,837 members have lent $1,757,725 in 60,008 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.
  • India

    India

    2,317 members have lent $1,995,850 in 57,728 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
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,697 members have lent $1,606,475 in 55,711 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,389 members have lent $1,348,225 in 46,125 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,811 members have lent $1,158,925 in 43,914 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,723 members have lent $1,165,750 in 40,112 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,111 members have lent $1,213,525 in 37,674 loans
    USA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.