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38,872 lending teams in all categories
  • Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the Non-Religious

    Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers,…

    34,762 members have lent $24,611,650 in 849,380 loans
    Earth Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: When will the A+ Team achieve $25 million in loans? Make a guess before February 15th. Win prizes. Details on our message board.

    We care about human beings and understand that it takes people to help…
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    17,275 members have lent $23,021,150 in 510,736 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world. (Jam. 1:27)
  • InsideFlyer

    InsideFlyer

    3,532 members have lent $11,779,600 in 211,504 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.
  • HP

    HP

    152,852 members have lent $9,900,325 in 346,394 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…
  • Guys holding fish

    Guys holding fish

    480 members have lent $6,946,050 in 22,389 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...
  • Friends of Bob Harris

    Friends of Bob Harris

    1,935 members have lent $6,584,850 in 203,164 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've written a book about…
  • Team CANADA

    Team CANADA

    8,541 members have lent $6,382,025 in 206,312 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…
  • Australia

    Australia

    6,656 members have lent $5,925,475 in 217,122 loans
    Australia Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Australians all let us rejoice
    for we are young and free, -
    We've heard the call of nations wide,
    How can we let this be? -
    We'll share our wealth,
    We'll…
  • Tieks by Gavrieli

    Tieks by Gavrieli

    1 members have lent $5,569,125 in 35,034 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: To empower women all over the world.