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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.

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

Team Listing

384 closed lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • The University of Virginia (UVa)

    The University of Virginia (UVa)

    94 members have funded $34,425 in loans
    Charlottesville, Virginia Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We believe in Kiva's mission, and the value of educating people all over the world about the potential for economic growth through micro-finance.
  • Beyond Charity

    2 members have funded $33,475 in loans
    United States Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Oct, 2014
    We loan because: "To provide assistance to the poor throughout the world in the form of economic sustainability by using micro-finance tools, while educating students on the Christian aspects of finance and ministry, ultimately…
  • New York University

    New York University

    46 members have funded $33,425 in loans
    New York City Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Its the right thing to do.
  • Point Loma Nazarene University

    Point Loma Nazarene University

    62 members have funded $31,800 in loans
    San Diego, CA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in Microfinance and the impact it is making in alleviating poverty both locally and around the globe. We desire to empower individuals to make better lives for themselves and their families as they develop…
  • Cal Rotaract

    Cal Rotaract

    11 members have funded $20,025 in loans
    University of California, Berkeley Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: 1) We wish to serve the global community by raising funds for microloans
    2) We seek to educate ourselves and the local community about the effects of microcredit on global poverty
    3) Kiva opens channels of…
  • World Christianity & Justice - Hope College

    World Christianity & Justice - Hope College

    39 members have funded $15,625 in loans
    Hope College, Holland, MI Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: together, we wish to live lives of Christian faithfulness to God's command of justice. Recognizing God's call to justice (Micah 6:8) we are committed to helping others in need. We believe that God calls us to…