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29,147 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    737 members have lent $866,925 in 22,490 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

    1,410 members have lent $856,500 in 28,810 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

    735 members have lent $842,700 in 29,878 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

    727 members have lent $842,650 in 21,598 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.
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    337 members have lent $825,450 in 31,459 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.
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    459 members have lent $824,450 in 18,342 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,088 members have lent $790,800 in 27,810 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
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    804 members have lent $769,450 in 27,695 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

    553 members have lent $743,450 in 27,810 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

    1,750 members have lent $718,725 in 25,129 loans
    International Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place.