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34,700 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    18,889 members have lent $32,116,850 in 638,476 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34
    Love never fails I Cor 13:8

    A short video to get to know Jesus:
  • (A+) Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the Non-Religious

    (A+) Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics,…

    36,729 members have lent $30,911,375 in 1,065,570 loans
    Earth Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We care about human beings and understand that it takes people to help people.
  • InsideFlyer

    InsideFlyer

    3,996 members have lent $13,720,775 in 249,499 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: As travelers we have seen poverty first hand and are committed to making the world a better place for all.
  • The Mindful Bunch

    The Mindful Bunch

    1,940 members have lent $11,779,000 in 84,448 loans
    Within us all ! Category: Common Interest Team since: Dec, 2014
    We loan because: We are all ONE and the SAME. We Listen to our HEARTS. We Love Life. We are Mindful.
  • HP

    HP

    161,968 members have lent $11,538,125 in 409,987 loans
    Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Dec, 2013
    We loan because: from our roots as a startup, we know the energy and capital it takes to launch a business. The HP Foundation is committed to raising people up and assisting those around the world who need it most. We offer a unique…
  • Tieks by Gavrieli

    Tieks by Gavrieli

    1 members have lent $9,047,975 in 52,113 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.
  • Nerdfighters

    Nerdfighters

    50,885 members have lent $8,174,825 in 279,481 loans
    Nerdfighteria Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We aim to decrease world suck.
  • Friends of Bob Harris

    Friends of Bob Harris

    2,003 members have lent $7,635,225 in 232,565 loans
    All over Category: Common Interest Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: After stumbling into a job as a luxury travel writer, I saw so much poverty that I decided to turn those paychecks into Kiva loans. Then I visited a bunch of clients, who were amazing, and I wrote a book about it called…
  • Team CANADA

    Team CANADA

    9,217 members have lent $7,595,600 in 245,737 loans
    Canada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: So little means so much. And because we are so fortunate to be able to lend with the luxury of not worrying about whether we ever see that money again, while the clients borrow with the hope and determination that they…
  • Guys holding fish

    Guys holding fish

    545 members have lent $7,029,925 in 25,387 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We feel an affinity for entrepreneurs that make their living by fishing, selling fish, or attempting to make their lives better because of their proximity to the ocean, or freshwater locales...