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37,608 lending teams in all categories
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Kivans & Friends

    LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)…

    6,798 members have lent $3,953,775 in 140,683 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 delighted to help our entrepreneurs achieve their own equality. We thank our friends who join us in our loans & in supporting LGBT rights.
  • Belgium


    694 members have lent $3,495,150 in 113,805 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.
  • Tieks by Gavrieli

    Tieks by Gavrieli

    1 members have lent $3,390,775 in 23,014 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.
  • Kiva Flash Mob

    Kiva Flash Mob

    256 members have lent $3,379,175 in 7,972 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…
  • - Poverty-Escape - Poverty-Escape

    3,178 members have lent $3,196,850 in 100,947 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area CA Category: Businesses Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: (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


    2,687 members have lent $2,963,300 in 104,373 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.

  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    1,808 members have lent $2,846,875 in 85,025 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…
  • Expired Loans

    Expired Loans

    474 members have lent $2,738,475 in 33,843 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2012
    We loan because: You can't find the expired loans even if
    browsing all loans. But you'll find them here,
    all 24,685 of them.

    July 6, 2015 6:54 pm Kiva time
  • Kiva Mormons

    Kiva Mormons

    1,596 members have lent $2,690,375 in 84,041 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race." ~ Joseph Smith