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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.

To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!

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37,489 lending teams in all categories
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,113 members have lent $860,525 in 30,157 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
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    846 members have lent $885,625 in 29,566 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Google

    Google

    7,927 members have lent $763,250 in 29,058 loans
    Mountain View, CA Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It's not evil!
  • Give Green - Environmental Loans

    Give Green - Environmental Loans

    1,857 members have lent $795,900 in 27,840 loans
    International Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place.
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    791 members have lent $1,040,850 in 26,575 loans
    New Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
  • Safe Girls Team

    Safe Girls Team

    1,507 members have lent $723,475 in 26,164 loans
    The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: By empowering girls and women in the fight for women's rights, poverty reduction, education and health promotion, we are helping to create a fairer and better world for everyone.



  • Calgary, Canada

    Calgary, Canada

    640 members have lent $733,575 in 26,010 loans
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Living in such a great city as Calgary with all the opportunities that entails, surely we can make an effort to help others less fortunate. We all can make a big difference with just a small loan.

  • Taiwan Gives

    Taiwan Gives

    513 members have lent $733,500 in 26,006 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    518 members have lent $1,352,950 in 25,683 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Paying It Forward

    Paying It Forward

    421 members have lent $664,600 in 25,299 loans
    The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We feel our lives have benefitted from the generosity of others and want to "Pay It Forward' by helping others through Kiva loans. Join us if you want to return some favours to the world.