Connect with Kiva's lender community

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.

To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!

Team Listing

1,872 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    471 members have funded $2,731,150 in loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Florida Gators for Kiva

    Florida Gators for Kiva

    392 members have funded $2,317,950 in loans
    Everywhere Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: The Gator Nation is everywhere, so by loaning money to people worldwide, we expand the reach of the Gator Nation.
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    341 members have funded $1,189,550 in loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to help people help themselves.
  • Stanford University

    Stanford University

    571 members have funded $641,575 in loans
    Palo Alto, CA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Purdue University

    Purdue University

    286 members have funded $444,600 in loans
    West Lafayette, Indiana, Earth, and Beyond! Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: As a land-grant university with a strong commitment to sustainable development around the world, we whole-heartily support efforts to help alleviate global poverty.
  • Boston College

    Boston College

    142 members have funded $385,950 in loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Virginia Tech

    Virginia Tech

    220 members have funded $309,300 in loans
    Blacksburg, VA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: "Ut Prosim" - That I May Serve. This is the motto of the university, and it is something that students/alumni come to understand as a dedication to service--a duty to think beyond oneself. Kiva is a way that…