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37,592 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,376 members have lent $1,249,350 in 43,585 loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
    If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,038 members have lent $1,186,575 in 43,151 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…
  • Texas

    Texas

    975 members have lent $1,139,225 in 32,760 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    648 members have lent $1,079,050 in 38,797 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    795 members have lent $1,060,125 in 27,058 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.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    765 members have lent $941,150 in 33,269 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    346 members have lent $940,825 in 35,942 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

    762 members have lent $939,600 in 25,052 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

    1,440 members have lent $928,075 in 30,858 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

    850 members have lent $898,575 in 30,062 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.