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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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37,711 lending teams in all categories
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,115 members have lent $874,925 in 30,673 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

    854 members have lent $909,350 in 30,427 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Google

    Google

    7,951 members have lent $779,825 in 29,708 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

    1,875 members have lent $811,525 in 28,348 loans
    International Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place.
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    537 members have lent $1,544,525 in 27,721 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    798 members have lent $1,082,475 in 27,572 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

    1,523 members have lent $748,275 in 27,066 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.

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  • Taiwan Gives

    Taiwan Gives

    522 members have lent $749,800 in 26,622 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!
  • Calgary, Canada

    Calgary, Canada

    639 members have lent $748,700 in 26,486 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.

  • Paying It Forward

    Paying It Forward

    432 members have lent $691,550 in 26,322 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.