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29,299 lending teams in all categories
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,238 members have lent $1,190,475 in 16,290 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.
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,075 members have lent $1,138,550 in 35,713 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.
  • Finland


    1,802 members have lent $1,118,400 in 42,374 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,649 members have lent $1,107,000 in 38,339 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,156 members have lent $1,023,375 in 35,477 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…
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    173 members have lent $989,175 in 10,987 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Texas


    928 members have lent $969,525 in 27,846 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Tieks by Gavrieli

    Tieks by Gavrieli

    1 members have lent $939,800 in 9,627 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    596 members have lent $926,425 in 33,225 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Dermalogica


    997 members have lent $905,050 in 32,007 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…