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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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29,501 lending teams in all categories
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    471 members have lent $911,350 in 19,732 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    755 members have lent $898,000 in 23,259 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

    1,414 members have lent $871,075 in 29,176 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

    735 members have lent $865,925 in 22,263 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

    745 members have lent $861,525 in 30,532 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

    341 members have lent $837,900 in 31,945 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

    1,091 members have lent $808,900 in 28,399 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

    810 members have lent $784,600 in 28,250 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.
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    788 members have lent $783,625 in 25,738 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Kiva Flash Mob

    Kiva Flash Mob

    163 members have lent $763,675 in 2,470 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2014
    We loan because: we want to bring lenders from different teams together and show some Kiva love to loans have so far been overlooked. We want to help get them funded by organizing a Flash Mob to these loans.

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