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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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34,659 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    951 members have lent $1,240,075 in 42,633 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Texas

    Texas

    1,069 members have lent $1,335,400 in 39,440 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    823 members have lent $1,129,125 in 39,290 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    609 members have lent $1,012,625 in 38,278 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…
  • Safe Girls Team

    Safe Girls Team

    1,779 members have lent $1,054,675 in 37,855 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.

    "The most…
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    883 members have lent $1,396,050 in 37,814 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.
  • Taiwan Gives

    Taiwan Gives

    601 members have lent $1,055,000 in 37,644 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    897 members have lent $1,034,450 in 37,429 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.
  • Google

    Google

    8,090 members have lent $1,112,575 in 36,782 loans
    Mountain View, CA Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It's not evil!
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,143 members have lent $1,008,750 in 35,166 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