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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

5,234 lending teams in the "Common Interest" category
  • (A+) Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers, Secular Humanists and the Non-Religious

    (A+) Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics,…

    40,041 members have funded $45,793,100 in 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.
  • The Mindful Bunch

    The Mindful Bunch

    3,591 members have funded $20,865,125 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

    4,885 members have funded $17,025,800 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

    51,351 members have funded $13,003,425 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

    2,307 members have funded $9,651,625 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…
  • Together For Women

    Together For Women

    1,786 members have funded $7,808,825 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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  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    980 members have funded $7,369,600 in loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • Guys holding fish

    Guys holding fish

    520 members have funded $6,880,300 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,…

    7,982 members have funded $6,134,650 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.
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    2,221 members have funded $3,993,750 in loans
    Global Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We care about people striving to enhance their self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on Kiva. Together we can make it easier for hard…