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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.

To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!

Team Listing

34,966 lending teams in all categories
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,562 members have lent $1,939,825 in 65,476 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Sweden


    1,629 members have lent $1,888,425 in 65,401 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • University of Iowa

    University of Iowa

    135 members have lent $1,778,250 in 13,663 loans
    Iowa City, IA Category: Alumni Groups Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We are Hawkeyes, and we care!
  • Friends of Mission Belt Co

    Friends of Mission Belt Co

    140 members have lent $1,749,450 in 69,941 loans
    Newport Beach, California Category: Businesses Team since: Apr, 2013
    We loan because: We want to give people a hand up, not a hand out, so that they can become self-sufficient and break the poverty cycle. That's the mission behind
  • Nobelity Project

    Nobelity Project

    100 members have lent $1,705,700 in 2,179 loans
    Austin, TX Category: Common Interest Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We believe there is a better way. Because these loans change OUR lives. Because when we are not moving forward, we risk falling backwards. Because poor people are the world's safest investment. Because.
  • Finland


    1,973 members have lent $1,703,025 in 64,560 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Dermalogica


    1,136 members have lent $1,701,375 in 63,335 loans
    Worldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: FITE believes that women and girls have the power to yield significant returns for themselves, their families and their communities. All they need is the opportunity to succeed. Direct a loan to a woman entrepreneur of…
  • Pearson


    14,125 members have lent $1,618,950 in 34,184 loans
    Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Sep, 2010
    We loan because: Pearson’s purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning. Social impact lies at the heart of who we are as a business. That is why we have teamed up with Kiva to give all of our 35,000 employees…
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    745 members have lent $1,542,350 in 56,140 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Florida Gators for Kiva

    Florida Gators for Kiva

    349 members have lent $1,512,125 in 28,289 loans
    Everywhere Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: The Gator Nation is everywhere, so by loaning money to people worldwide, we expand the reach of the Gator Nation.