Lending Teams: Connect with Kiva's lender community
Join a Lending Team and get to know Kiva's vibrant community of active and inspiring lenders.
Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.
Start a team and invite your friends. Or join an existing team below.
- 3,190 members have lent $867,875 in 31,018 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 2,841 members have lent $865,400 in 28,039 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.
- 1,044 members have lent $800,650 in 27,514 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…
- 881 members have lent $799,275 in 23,077 loansTexas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
- 1,389 members have lent $791,875 in 26,819 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.
- 547 members have lent $759,650 in 27,273 loansSwitzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
- 713 members have lent $757,675 in 26,884 loansWashington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
- 665 members have lent $724,275 in 18,469 loansNew Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
- 326 members have lent $712,650 in 27,158 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.
- 1,077 members have lent $706,950 in 24,977 loansCanada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We live in a well-to-do nation and want to help those less fortunate than ourselves