Lending Teams: Connect with Kiva's lender community
Join a Lending Team and get to know Kiva's vibrant community of active and inspiring lenders.
Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.
Start a team and invite your friends. Or join an existing team below.
- 1,684 members have lent $1,480,950 in 51,681 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.
- 2,730 members have lent $1,387,750 in 47,849 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.
- 2,187 members have lent $1,691,550 in 47,202 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
- 1,520 members have lent $1,587,750 in 46,505 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
- 1,510 members have lent $1,160,100 in 40,280 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
- 1,274 members have lent $1,105,800 in 37,516 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,754 members have lent $939,275 in 35,555 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 3,190 members have lent $869,000 in 31,063 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 2,841 members have lent $866,600 in 28,086 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.
- 1,046 members have lent $801,575 in 27,544 loansDunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We 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…