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

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

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337 lending teams in all categories
  • Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    5 members have lent $9,775 in 276 loans
    Adelaide, South Australia Category: Events Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: This is a great way to help disadvantaged people across the world - promoting empowerment and making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of individuals, families and communities.
  • Helen and Graham's wedding list

    Helen and Graham's wedding list

    41 members have lent $8,850 in 304 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 $8,600 in 320 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

    20 members have lent $8,000 in 282 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

    33 members have lent $7,925 in 287 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • Natalia & Eduardo

    Natalia & Eduardo

    4 members have lent $7,825 in 310 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.
  • Ed and Janet's Wedding

    Ed and Janet's Wedding

    23 members have lent $7,250 in 186 loans
    Hong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: We have so much already and want to help others.
  • Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    16 members have lent $7,250 in 278 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…