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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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37,336 lending teams in all categories
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,109 members have lent $852,375 in 29,874 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

    834 members have lent $871,950 in 29,038 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Google

    Google

    7,913 members have lent $751,050 in 28,612 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

    1,844 members have lent $784,675 in 27,436 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 $1,024,450 in 26,092 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.
  • Calgary, Canada

    Calgary, Canada

    636 members have lent $725,750 in 25,733 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

    508 members have lent $724,500 in 25,693 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!
  • Safe Girls Team

    Safe Girls Team

    1,508 members have lent $707,275 in 25,601 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.



  • Kiva Walk

    Kiva Walk

    539 members have lent $658,200 in 25,135 loans
    United States of America Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: Because we know the benefit of someone providing a 'hand up' both in our work and throughout our life.
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    508 members have lent $1,298,450 in 24,733 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.