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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

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37,170 lending teams in all categories
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,208 members have lent $1,325,500 in 40,649 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.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,032 members have lent $1,102,725 in 39,827 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…
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    630 members have lent $1,033,700 in 37,148 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    345 members have lent $904,850 in 34,571 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.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    762 members have lent $914,250 in 32,361 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Texas

    Texas

    963 members have lent $1,105,050 in 31,619 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Expired Loans

    Expired Loans

    438 members have lent $2,438,475 in 31,086 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2012
    We loan because: You can't find the expired loans even if
    browsing all loans. But you'll find them here,
    all 21,996 of them.


    LATEST UPDATE:
    March 29, 2015 4:43 am Kiva time
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    552 members have lent $811,750 in 30,476 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…
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    827 members have lent $839,275 in 30,294 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.
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,434 members have lent $910,875 in 30,286 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.