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28,226 lending teams in all categories
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,779 members have lent $1,028,975 in 39,024 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    2,943 members have lent $1,000,675 in 31,951 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

    3,482 members have lent $991,275 in 34,555 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,104 members have lent $906,925 in 31,270 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

    904 members have lent $875,350 in 25,289 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    568 members have lent $837,775 in 30,175 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,405 members have lent $827,450 in 27,887 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

    721 members have lent $804,150 in 28,535 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

    700 members have lent $789,725 in 20,349 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

    969 members have lent $784,425 in 27,244 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…