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337 lending teams in all categories
  • Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    9 members have lent $36,425 in 1,430 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

    6 members have lent $33,000 in 545 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

    27 members have lent $20,425 in 688 loans
    Category: Events Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we're celebrating Viji and Lewis' journey together
  • Eric and Penny's wedding

    Eric and Penny's wedding

    9 members have lent $15,325 in 599 loans
    Lafayette, Colorado Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: It's a great opportunity to make a difference in the world.
  • Ben and Claire's Wedding Loans

    Ben and Claire's Wedding Loans

    2 members have lent $14,800 in 573 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

    40 members have lent $14,425 in 492 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.
  • Celso and Laura's Wedding

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    18 members have lent $10,025 in 298 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