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

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37,566 lending teams in all categories
  • Trolltech Foundation

    Trolltech Foundation

    1 members have lent $2,664,650 in 106,586 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

    4,379 members have lent $2,622,275 in 91,972 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

    1,893 members have lent $2,569,575 in 79,875 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

    4,846 members have lent $2,451,325 in 86,966 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

    1,293 members have lent $2,234,000 in 75,960 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • India

    India

    2,398 members have lent $2,179,725 in 63,952 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
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    1,865 members have lent $2,057,675 in 72,239 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.
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,383 members have lent $2,007,625 in 25,132 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.
  • New York

    New York

    2,890 members have lent $1,957,475 in 66,204 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.
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,812 members have lent $1,947,600 in 67,773 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.