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Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 1,780 members have lent $1,025,975 in 38,910 loansFinland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 2,941 members have lent $995,575 in 31,796 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.
- 3,481 members have lent $987,975 in 34,430 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 1,100 members have lent $904,150 in 31,167 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…
- 906 members have lent $874,275 in 25,246 loansTexas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
- 567 members have lent $835,300 in 30,080 loansSwitzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
- 1,405 members have lent $826,575 in 27,853 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.
- 720 members have lent $803,250 in 28,505 loansWashington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
- 701 members have lent $788,375 in 20,296 loansNew Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
- 967 members have lent $784,025 in 27,228 loansWorldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010We 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…