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28,902 lending teams in all categories
  • GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender) Kivans & Friends

    GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender)…

    6,531 members have lent $3,437,875 in 122,499 loans
    We are everywhere. Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We are out and proud and know what it is like to face barriers. We are privileged to help our entrepreneurs achieve their own equality. We thank our friends who join us in our loans & in supporting GLBT rights.
  • Belgium

    Belgium

    667 members have lent $2,805,025 in 93,144 loans
    Belgium, Europe Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Its a nice way to help the beneficiaries of the loans create their own business and hopefully improve their lives.
  • Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    2,978 members have lent $2,780,625 in 88,255 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area CA Category: Businesses Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Poverty2Prosperity.org (P2P) is all about Poverty-Escape. Please join our fun team and put Poverty-Escape in the lead! See how to get your I'm a Kiva Loaner Bracelet and more by participating on Team P2P - visit…
  • Norway

    Norway

    2,576 members have lent $2,556,100 in 90,463 loans
    Norway Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We have Cold Weather - Warm hearts !
    We believe that providing microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries is the socially responsive way of helping people break the circle of poverty.

    We…
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    1,712 members have lent $2,479,525 in 73,605 loans
    Global Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We care about people striving to enhance their economic self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on kiva. Together we can make it easier…
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,742 members have lent $2,239,575 in 79,217 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We understand that our combined efforts through Kiva will help make this world a much better place!
  • Trolltech Foundation

    Trolltech Foundation

    1 members have lent $2,179,725 in 87,189 loans
    Norway Category: Other Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: we believe that empowering people to help themselves is the path to true and lasting prosperity.
  • Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    4,079 members have lent $2,160,550 in 75,556 loans
    Earth Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "Thou shalt share, that none may seek without funding." A nod to VII. of “RANDOM NUMBER OF NOT COMMANDMENTS, SUGGESTIONS" in the LOOSE CANON:
  • Late Loaning Lenders

    Late Loaning Lenders

    1,667 members have lent $1,978,500 in 59,952 loans
    Anywhere Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We hate to see loans being left unfunded on
    Kiva. Although most of these loans are
    pre-funded by the Field Partners, the Field
    Partners lose out on the capital if a loan
    doesn't get…