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Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 1,772 members have lent $1,001,150 in 37,943 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 2,911 members have lent $956,325 in 30,735 loansUSA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.
- 3,417 members have lent $950,000 in 33,321 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 1,085 members have lent $875,600 in 30,161 loansDunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
- 900 members have lent $850,625 in 24,574 loansTexas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
- 1,398 members have lent $817,725 in 27,535 loansAll Over The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: we are a diverse group of people with diverse reasons for participating on Kiva.org, but with a unifying desire to alleviate poverty around the world through making microloans to the hard working poor.
- 560 members have lent $807,200 in 29,086 loansSwitzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
- 721 members have lent $788,625 in 27,995 loansWashington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
- 698 members have lent $775,400 in 19,814 loansNew Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
- 336 members have lent $757,550 in 28,783 loansOKLAHOMA Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: Oklahomans are always willing to lend a hand to our neighbors as well as to total strangers.