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29,979 lending teams in all categories
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,017 members have lent $999,350 in 35,736 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…
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    607 members have lent $980,750 in 35,230 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    765 members have lent $921,700 in 24,079 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.
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,420 members have lent $890,250 in 29,654 loans
    All Over The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We 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.
  • Kiva Austin Texas

    Kiva Austin Texas

    739 members have lent $884,700 in 22,976 loans
    Austin, TX Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We are big-hearted Texans and citizens of the world who enjoy sharing our prosperity and making a positive difference in the world.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    750 members have lent $881,850 in 31,233 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    343 members have lent $867,075 in 33,083 loans
    OKLAHOMA Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Oklahomans are always willing to lend a hand to our neighbors as well as to total strangers.
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,096 members have lent $825,250 in 28,964 loans
    Canada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We live in a well-to-do nation and want to help those less fortunate than ourselves
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    807 members have lent $816,775 in 26,969 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    814 members have lent $805,900 in 29,055 loans
    Japan Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we feel that we can help the world, one person at a time.