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29,970 lending teams in all categories
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,018 members have lent $992,375 in 35,457 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

    606 members have lent $976,000 in 35,041 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    764 members have lent $919,125 in 23,978 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

    1,420 members have lent $889,675 in 29,636 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 Austin Texas

    Kiva Austin Texas

    738 members have lent $884,000 in 22,948 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

    750 members have lent $881,200 in 31,213 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

    342 members have lent $865,900 in 33,040 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

    1,095 members have lent $824,275 in 28,925 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
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    806 members have lent $813,525 in 26,848 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    814 members have lent $803,700 in 28,967 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.