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328 lending teams in all categories
  • Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    7 members have lent $34,500 in 1,353 loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We have met so many wonderful people in our visits to developing nations, and we greatly appreciate this opportunity to help them during our wedding celebration.
  • The Lois & Olivia Fund

    The Lois & Olivia Fund

    5 members have lent $28,300 in 357 loans
    Vancouver, BC and Bellingham, WA Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: microcredit has proven itself one of the best ways to support economic and social justice on a sustainable scale and where it matters - in the community. We are so impressed with Kiva's approach and successes so…
  • Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    26 members have lent $18,325 in 626 loans
    Category: Events Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we're celebrating Viji and Lewis' journey together
  • Ben and Claire's Wedding Loans

    Ben and Claire's Wedding Loans

    2 members have lent $14,775 in 572 loans
    London Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: by taking on a debt a borrower develops confidence, motivation, and self respect. Outright gifts/aid fosters a dependent mindset which undermines personal development.
  • Julia & Russell's Wedding

    Julia & Russell's Wedding

    38 members have lent $13,575 in 459 loans
    Hong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: This is a wonderful charity and would love the opportunity to do our bit to help alleviate poverty.
  • Eric and Penny's wedding

    Eric and Penny's wedding

    8 members have lent $13,425 in 523 loans
    Lafayette, Colorado Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: It's a great opportunity to make a difference in the world.
  • Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    4 members have lent $9,225 in 254 loans
    Adelaide, South Australia Category: Events Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: This is a great way to help disadvantaged people across the world - promoting empowerment and making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of individuals, families and communities.
  • Celso and Laura's Wedding

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    17 members have lent $9,000 in 269 loans
    Orange County, California Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead