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29,163 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,151 members have lent $1,013,850 in 35,129 loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We 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…
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    593 members have lent $918,775 in 32,972 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    337 members have lent $825,825 in 31,474 loans
    OKLAHOMA Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Oklahomans are always willing to lend a hand to our neighbors as well as to total strangers.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    992 members have lent $887,750 in 31,321 loans
    Worldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: NEWS! In honor of International Women's Day, if you join our team, then make a loan and credit our team, we'll match your loan with one of our own!!*

    We believe in the multiplier effect of…
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    735 members have lent $843,575 in 29,905 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,411 members have lent $856,675 in 28,817 loans
    All Over The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we are a diverse group of people with diverse reasons for participating on Kiva.org, but with a unifying desire to alleviate poverty around the world through making microloans to the hard working poor.
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    554 members have lent $743,800 in 27,823 loans
    Denmark Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
    (Article 1 of United Nations…
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,088 members have lent $791,025 in 27,818 loans
    Canada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We live in a well-to-do nation and want to help those less fortunate than ourselves
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    804 members have lent $770,375 in 27,728 loans
    Japan Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we feel that we can help the world, one person at a time.
  • Texas

    Texas

    924 members have lent $959,075 in 27,569 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!