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34,685 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    18,866 members have lent $31,985,850 in 636,443 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,…

    36,711 members have lent $30,784,950 in 1,060,783 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

    3,984 members have lent $13,682,250 in 248,621 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

    1,933 members have lent $11,706,875 in 83,953 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

    161,964 members have lent $11,535,800 in 409,896 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 $9,039,400 in 52,052 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.
  • Nerdfighters

    Nerdfighters

    50,874 members have lent $8,145,950 in 278,455 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 $7,596,650 in 231,916 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

    9,209 members have lent $7,565,975 in 245,091 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

    546 members have lent $7,027,575 in 25,293 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...