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

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

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37,335 lending teams in all categories
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,287 members have lent $1,835,175 in 22,900 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.
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,027 members have lent $1,821,925 in 69,671 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    217 members have lent $1,670,000 in 16,579 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,431 members have lent $1,447,625 in 49,586 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,230 members have lent $1,342,425 in 41,183 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.
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    508 members have lent $1,300,000 in 24,794 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,923 members have lent $1,285,650 in 43,980 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,827 members have lent $1,242,975 in 47,084 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,241 members have lent $1,194,900 in 41,674 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…
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,033 members have lent $1,130,300 in 40,925 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…