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37,288 lending teams in all categories
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,032 members have lent $1,104,725 in 39,902 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

    636 members have lent $1,039,725 in 37,377 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    789 members have lent $1,015,450 in 25,798 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

    345 members have lent $920,650 in 35,203 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

    756 members have lent $918,425 in 24,260 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

    762 members have lent $917,975 in 32,481 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,433 members have lent $913,525 in 30,390 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.
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    196 members have lent $873,950 in 3,066 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    831 members have lent $865,675 in 28,796 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,109 members have lent $850,200 in 29,793 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