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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

587 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Kiva Savings Account

    Kiva Savings Account

    40 members have funded $205,275 in loans
    Everywhere Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: Why keep money sitting around somewhere when it could be much more useful as capital for entrepreneurs?
  • Party With A Purpose

    Party With A Purpose

    8 members have funded $125,525 in loans
    Western Washington Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We want to make the world a better place and we believe that fostering the opportunities for entrepreneurs to start a business is a great way to help people help themselves.
  • Kiva turns 7! Birthday party at Loop, Melbourne on 22 October 2012

    Kiva turns 7! Birthday party at Loop,…

    101 members have funded $48,100 in loans
    Loop, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne - Monday 22 October 2012 Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2011
    We loan because: it is Kiva's 7th birthday! Let's celebrate 7 years of small change making a big difference in the world
  • Denise Wakeman's KIVA Challenge

    Denise Wakeman's KIVA Challenge

    138 members have funded $47,325 in loans
    The Worldwide Web Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: UPDATE - May 2019: We're heading towards the 10th anniversary of this team and a new challenge...reaching the $50,000 in loans milestone by June 30, 2019. I believe it's within our reach!

    UPDATE…
  • Porktoberfest - Dallas

    Porktoberfest - Dallas

    8 members have funded $45,725 in loans
    Dallas, TX Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2014
    We loan because: If you can bring people together for a good time, you ought to put them to good use.
  • Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    10 members have funded $36,725 in loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We have met so many wonderful people in our visits to developing nations, and we greatly appreciate this opportunity to help them during our wedding celebration.
  • Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    30 members have funded $35,125 in loans
    Category: Events Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we're celebrating Viji and Lewis' journey together
  • Solfrid&Jan Helge 2x50 years

    Solfrid&Jan Helge 2x50 years

    4 members have funded $28,875 in loans
    Kristiansand, Norway Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: Our generous friends voted for lending to Kiva.