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28,216 lending teams in all categories
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,780 members have lent $1,025,975 in 38,910 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    2,941 members have lent $995,575 in 31,796 loans
    USA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,481 members have lent $987,975 in 34,430 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,100 members have lent $904,150 in 31,167 loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We 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…
  • Texas

    Texas

    906 members have lent $874,275 in 25,246 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    567 members have lent $835,300 in 30,080 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,405 members have lent $826,575 in 27,853 loans
    All Over The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We 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.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    720 members have lent $803,250 in 28,505 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    701 members have lent $788,375 in 20,296 loans
    New Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    967 members have lent $784,025 in 27,228 loans
    Worldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: NEWS! In honor of International Women's Day, if you join our team, then make a loan and credit our team, we'll match your loan with one of our own!!*

    We believe in the multiplier effect of…