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Join a Lending Team and get to know Kiva's vibrant community of active and inspiring lenders.
Lending Teams are self-organized groups where members connect with each other and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 15 members have lent $7,975 in 257 loansOrange County, California Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We 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
- 40 members have lent $7,775 in 267 loansEltham Palace, London Category: Other Team since: Jan, 2009We 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....!
- 14 members have lent $7,300 in 286 loansCedarwood (Lyles, TN) Category: Common Interest Team since: Dec, 2010We loan because: We have witnessed firsthand the power of microlending and the efficacy of microfinance in the developing world. We believe in empowering people to help themselves, and loaning small amounts of money to people who might…
- 18 members have lent $6,850 in 242 loansCalifornia Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
- 11 members have lent $6,750 in 90 loansNYC Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2012
- 31 members have lent $6,750 in 240 loansSan Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
- 9 members have lent $6,550 in 252 loansU.S.A. Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2010We 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…
- 23 members have lent $6,450 in 244 loansGeneseo, IL Category: Other Team since: Apr, 2011We loan because: We love to help entrepreneurs in agriculture all over the world!
- 21 members have lent $6,225 in 162 loansHong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010We loan because: We have so much already and want to help others.
- 14 members have lent $6,150 in 237 loansGuangzhou, Hong Kong, Hawaii Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We 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…