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

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    17 members have lent $8,225 in 262 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

    40 members have lent $8,150 in 281 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

    25 members have lent $7,150 in 270 loans
    Geneseo, IL Category: Other Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: We love to help entrepreneurs in agriculture all over the world!
  • Tracey & Kamran

    Tracey & Kamran

    19 members have lent $7,050 in 247 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.
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    32 members have lent $7,025 in 251 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    15 members have lent $6,600 in 252 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…
  • Crooked Path

    9 members have lent $6,550 in 252 loans
    U.S.A. Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We are all linked through the love of June Herold and Heather Crombie from gathering at their 2010 marriage ceremony or joining them in spirit there. Instead of wedding gifts, H 'n J request that we, their friends…
  • Ed and Janet's Wedding

    Ed and Janet's Wedding

    22 members have lent $6,425 in 166 loans
    Hong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: We have so much already and want to help others.