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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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37,711 lending teams in all categories
  • Trolltech Foundation

    Trolltech Foundation

    1 members have lent $2,700,875 in 108,035 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

    4,388 members have lent $2,651,500 in 92,987 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

    1,899 members have lent $2,602,475 in 81,013 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…
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,858 members have lent $2,464,700 in 87,452 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!
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,300 members have lent $2,271,900 in 77,211 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • India

    India

    2,405 members have lent $2,197,950 in 64,484 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
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,409 members have lent $2,087,400 in 26,025 loans
    Category: Businesses Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: We are commited to creating a better world and making a positive difference. We strive to be socially responsible and contribute to the welfare and interests of the greater society in which we operate.
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    1,883 members have lent $2,084,650 in 73,209 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.
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    250 members have lent $2,044,400 in 18,242 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,820 members have lent $1,993,300 in 69,228 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.