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37,371 lending teams in all categories
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Kivans & Friends

    LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)…

    6,738 members have lent $3,874,600 in 137,784 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

    689 members have lent $3,406,500 in 111,855 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.
  • Kiva Flash Mob

    Kiva Flash Mob

    278 members have lent $3,373,200 in 7,749 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2014
    We loan because: we want to bring lenders from different teams together and show some Kiva love to loans have so far been overlooked. We want to help get them funded by organizing a Flash Mob to these loans.

    The effect…
  • Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    Poverty2Prosperity.org - Poverty-Escape

    3,130 members have lent $3,108,025 in 98,280 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

    2,663 members have lent $2,901,550 in 102,287 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…
  • Tieks by Gavrieli

    Tieks by Gavrieli

    1 members have lent $2,868,175 in 19,554 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    1,785 members have lent $2,791,075 in 83,436 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…
  • Trolltech Foundation

    Trolltech Foundation

    1 members have lent $2,589,650 in 103,586 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

    4,353 members have lent $2,553,475 in 89,572 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: