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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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335 lending teams in all categories
  • Celso and Laura's Wedding

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    18 members have lent $9,575 in 284 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
  • Helen and Graham's wedding list

    Helen and Graham's wedding list

    41 members have lent $8,750 in 300 loans
    Eltham Palace, London Category: Other Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We want to celebrate Helen and Graham's wedding by loaning money to those who want to make better lives for themselves rather than buy toasters or knives or plates for the lovely couple....!
  • Team Wyffels

    Team Wyffels

    27 members have lent $7,875 in 295 loans
    Geneseo, IL Category: Other Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: We love to help entrepreneurs in agriculture all over the world!
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    33 members have lent $7,750 in 280 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • Tracey & Kamran

    Tracey & Kamran

    20 members have lent $7,700 in 270 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
  • Ed and Janet's Wedding

    Ed and Janet's Wedding

    23 members have lent $7,200 in 184 loans
    Hong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: We have so much already and want to help others.
  • Natalia & Eduardo

    Natalia & Eduardo

    4 members have lent $7,100 in 281 loans
    Sydney, Australia Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: We care and want to give others in need the opportunity to improve their lives.
  • Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    16 members have lent $6,975 in 267 loans
    Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Hawaii Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Emily has been a committed Kiva user for about a year and is dragging Stephen into the party. As global wanderers and non-homeowners, we don't have a need for lots of punch bowls or fine china. Giving our friends…