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29,563 lending teams in all categories
  • Late Loaning Lenders

    Late Loaning Lenders

    1,747 members have lent $2,131,175 in 65,407 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

    1,000 members have lent $1,691,000 in 64,623 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    1,785 members have lent $1,815,350 in 63,565 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 $1,731,300 in 59,190 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

    2,311 members have lent $1,971,850 in 56,923 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

    1,685 members have lent $1,556,000 in 53,905 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,383 members have lent $1,332,700 in 45,546 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,810 members have lent $1,143,450 in 43,309 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,701 members have lent $1,139,950 in 39,423 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,101 members have lent $1,182,775 in 36,839 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.