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29,765 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,182 members have lent $1,084,200 in 37,656 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…
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,011 members have lent $989,625 in 35,364 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

    600 members have lent $965,725 in 34,672 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    341 members have lent $860,150 in 32,828 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

    746 members have lent $874,700 in 30,977 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

    1,416 members have lent $880,650 in 29,433 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.
  • Texas

    Texas

    941 members have lent $1,010,100 in 28,985 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    565 members have lent $769,650 in 28,823 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

    1,091 members have lent $818,850 in 28,733 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

    812 members have lent $797,025 in 28,731 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.