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29,964 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Mormons

    Kiva Mormons

    1,671 members have lent $2,171,175 in 71,516 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
  • Expired Loans

    Expired Loans

    398 members have lent $2,121,100 in 27,445 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 18,569 of them.


    LATEST UPDATE:
    December 20, 2014 12:32 am Kiva time
  • India

    India

    2,325 members have lent $2,017,025 in 58,379 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
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,261 members have lent $1,966,250 in 67,942 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • Kiva Flash Mob

    Kiva Flash Mob

    226 members have lent $1,966,100 in 4,878 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…
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    1,800 members have lent $1,872,775 in 65,590 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.
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    472 members have lent $1,852,425 in 10,931 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…
  • New York

    New York

    2,843 members have lent $1,772,625 in 60,523 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

    1,008 members have lent $1,728,325 in 66,087 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,709 members have lent $1,664,725 in 57,868 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.