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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

5,408 lending teams in the "Common Interest" category
  • (A+) Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the Non-Religious

    (A+) Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics,…

    41,039 members have funded $51,426,550 in loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We care about human beings and understand that it takes people to help people.
  • The Mindful Bunch

    The Mindful Bunch

    4,263 members have funded $22,675,400 in 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.
  • InsideFlyer

    InsideFlyer

    5,185 members have funded $17,989,550 in 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.
  • Nerdfighters

    Nerdfighters

    51,087 members have funded $15,267,625 in 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

    2,445 members have funded $10,148,175 in 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…
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    1,048 members have funded $9,317,000 in loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Together For Women

    Together For Women

    2,146 members have funded $9,047,325 in loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2015
    We loan because: We believe that by empowering women around the world through education, business and home improvement microloans, we can truly help transform their lives. Together we can make a significant impact!

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  • Guys holding fish

    Guys holding fish

    519 members have funded $6,965,350 in 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...
  • LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual) Kivans & Friends

    LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,…

    8,209 members have funded $6,749,925 in loans
    We are everywhere. Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We are out and proud and know what it is like to face barriers. We are delighted to help our entrepreneurs achieve their own equality. We thank our friends who join us in our loans & in supporting LGBT rights.
  • Nobelity Project

    Nobelity Project

    172 members have funded $4,457,650 in loans
    Austin, TX Category: Common Interest Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We believe there is a better way. Because these loans change OUR lives. Because when we are not moving forward, we risk falling backwards. Because poor people are the world's safest investment. Because.