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28,896 lending teams in all categories
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,410 members have lent $846,975 in 28,562 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.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    733 members have lent $830,700 in 29,452 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Tieks by Gavrieli

    Tieks by Gavrieli

    1 members have lent $826,550 in 8,810 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    337 members have lent $809,125 in 30,811 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.
  • Kiva Austin Texas

    Kiva Austin Texas

    725 members have lent $808,800 in 21,153 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.
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,086 members have lent $781,275 in 27,480 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
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    450 members have lent $763,650 in 17,662 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    798 members have lent $758,925 in 27,286 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.
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    550 members have lent $734,400 in 27,464 loans
    Denmark Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
    (Article 1 of United Nations…
  • Give Green - Environmental Loans

    Give Green - Environmental Loans

    1,731 members have lent $705,250 in 24,708 loans
    International Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place.