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37,454 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,223 members have lent $1,152,350 in 40,140 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

    1,025 members have lent $1,076,700 in 38,798 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

    624 members have lent $1,021,300 in 36,701 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    345 members have lent $898,800 in 34,339 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

    760 members have lent $905,125 in 32,045 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

    962 members have lent $1,087,125 in 31,132 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Expired Loans

    Expired Loans

    425 members have lent $2,401,150 in 30,820 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 21,700 of them.


    LATEST UPDATE:
    March 4, 2015 1:55 pm Kiva time
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    551 members have lent $804,650 in 30,199 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…
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,432 members have lent $904,000 in 30,105 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.
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    824 members have lent $831,875 in 30,015 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.