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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

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37,483 lending teams in all categories
  • Texas

    Texas

    969 members have lent $1,129,000 in 32,417 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    207 members have lent $1,088,150 in 3,268 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    640 members have lent $1,061,800 in 38,191 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    791 members have lent $1,039,925 in 26,548 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

    347 members have lent $932,475 in 35,639 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

    763 members have lent $930,975 in 32,928 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

    759 members have lent $928,950 in 24,637 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

    1,435 members have lent $923,025 in 30,680 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

    845 members have lent $885,200 in 29,549 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,113 members have lent $860,000 in 30,136 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