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Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.

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29,291 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    741 members have lent $871,475 in 22,665 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.
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    464 members have lent $865,100 in 18,807 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,411 members have lent $862,125 in 28,904 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

    738 members have lent $849,025 in 30,086 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

    730 members have lent $847,050 in 21,767 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

    338 members have lent $830,500 in 31,657 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.
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,089 members have lent $796,550 in 27,995 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

    806 members have lent $775,050 in 27,880 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

    555 members have lent $748,900 in 28,020 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

    1,756 members have lent $725,700 in 25,319 loans
    International Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place.