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29,719 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Mormons

    Kiva Mormons

    1,643 members have lent $2,063,275 in 69,938 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
  • India

    India

    2,315 members have lent $1,991,975 in 57,578 loans
    Indians and India Lovers Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "What we should aim at is the creation of people power, which is opposed to the power of violence and is different from the coercive power of state." - Vinoba Bhave
  • Expired Loans

    Expired Loans

    389 members have lent $1,954,000 in 26,186 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 17,317 of them.


    LATEST UPDATE:
    November 22, 2014 12:50 pm Kiva time
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,257 members have lent $1,929,425 in 66,726 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    466 members have lent $1,849,925 in 10,838 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Baha'u'llah told us to "Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an…
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    1,792 members have lent $1,840,625 in 64,464 loans
    Germany Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Showing interest in the life of others and giving a helping hand if needed is important.
  • New York

    New York

    2,837 members have lent $1,753,750 in 59,882 loans
    New York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: New York is full of entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to alleviate themselves out of poverty.
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,001 members have lent $1,706,350 in 65,221 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,694 members have lent $1,601,475 in 55,533 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Kiva Flash Mob

    Kiva Flash Mob

    191 members have lent $1,497,425 in 3,799 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…