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Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.

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28,893 lending teams in all categories
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,032 members have lent $1,084,850 in 34,311 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

    Finland

    1,797 members have lent $1,083,950 in 41,088 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    3,580 members have lent $1,056,950 in 36,869 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,142 members have lent $980,125 in 33,960 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…
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,141 members have lent $969,300 in 14,091 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.
  • Texas

    Texas

    921 members have lent $932,350 in 26,811 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    584 members have lent $894,575 in 32,116 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    160 members have lent $877,850 in 9,676 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    989 members have lent $850,000 in 29,825 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…
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    726 members have lent $849,775 in 21,960 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.