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37,893 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,705 members have lent $1,304,425 in 45,312 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…
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,049 members have lent $1,244,350 in 45,446 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…
  • Texas

    Texas

    991 members have lent $1,163,550 in 33,479 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    660 members have lent $1,106,800 in 39,840 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    807 members have lent $1,099,950 in 27,982 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.
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    352 members have lent $977,875 in 37,372 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.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    774 members have lent $960,050 in 33,931 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Kiva Austin Texas

    Kiva Austin Texas

    763 members have lent $953,775 in 25,604 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.
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,450 members have lent $939,375 in 31,249 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 Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    868 members have lent $923,050 in 30,943 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.