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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 can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 17 members have lent $8,225 in 262 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 $8,175 in 282 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....!
- 12 members have lent $8,100 in 112 loansNYC Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2012
- 3 members have lent $7,275 in 285 loansBrooklyn NY Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2012We loan because: we love.
- 25 members have lent $7,200 in 272 loansGeneseo, IL Category: Other Team since: Apr, 2011We loan because: We love to help entrepreneurs in agriculture all over the world!
- 19 members have lent $7,050 in 247 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.
- 32 members have lent $7,025 in 251 loansSan Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
- 15 members have lent $6,625 in 253 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…
- 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…
- 22 members have lent $6,425 in 166 loansHong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010We loan because: We have so much already and want to help others.