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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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37,338 lending teams in all categories
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,227 members have lent $1,339,850 in 41,122 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

    1,033 members have lent $1,130,250 in 40,923 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

    638 members have lent $1,049,050 in 37,720 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    346 members have lent $923,250 in 35,305 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

    763 members have lent $922,400 in 32,642 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

    966 members have lent $1,117,125 in 31,994 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Expired Loans

    Expired Loans

    445 members have lent $2,481,175 in 31,407 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 22,359 of them.


    LATEST UPDATE:
    April 25, 2015 8:28 pm Kiva time
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    553 members have lent $819,075 in 30,759 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 $847,200 in 30,566 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 $915,050 in 30,443 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.