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

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37,455 lending teams in all categories
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    1,755 members have lent $1,766,525 in 61,369 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,275 members have lent $1,704,975 in 21,491 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.
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    210 members have lent $1,537,400 in 15,916 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,418 members have lent $1,413,325 in 48,418 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,200 members have lent $1,307,650 in 40,191 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

    3,839 members have lent $1,242,625 in 42,616 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,823 members have lent $1,214,875 in 46,032 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    501 members have lent $1,178,400 in 23,414 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,224 members have lent $1,152,350 in 40,140 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

    962 members have lent $1,087,125 in 31,132 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!