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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

3,715 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • In Memory of My Dad

    In Memory of My Dad

    1 members have lent $529,400 in 788 loans
    USA Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2012
    We loan because: My father was an amazing man who taught me about kindness, charity, and life. God rest his soul.
    I hope to continue his legacy of making a positive impact on this world by putting into action the passion for…
  • Small Whispers

    Small Whispers

    4 members have lent $500,075 in 12,509 loans
    Tasmania, Australia Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2014
    We loan because: It's the little things in life that can make the biggest impact.
  • Charter Cares

    Charter Cares

    15 members have lent $398,250 in 15,832 loans
    Maryland, Vermont & New Jersey Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2010
    We loan because: We care about people.
  • Renfro Family Lending Team

    Renfro Family Lending Team

    17 members have lent $316,375 in 3,677 loans
    Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2013
    We loan because: We want to make a positive impact on the world and help others. We have been blessed, and we want to give back to those in need.
  • ∞ Braincrave ∞

    ∞ Braincrave ∞

    68 members have lent $171,800 in 6,207 loans
    San Francisco Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty we possess inside. You've got to give them a sense of pride. To make it easier - let the…
  • S&J


    30 members have lent $170,575 in 2,414 loans
    Munich Category: Families Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: we believe Kiva is one of the most efficient ways to help families live a happier life by providing them a loan to start/build their own business
  • The Stanton Family

    The Stanton Family

    6 members have lent $151,100 in 4,330 loans
    Boston, Massachusetts, USA Category: Families Team since: Feb, 2010
    We loan because: We want to give people a hand up and encourage them in their efforts.

    "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
  • Schroeder Family

    Schroeder Family

    33 members have lent $140,175 in 4,419 loans
    Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri Category: Families Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: "Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others." - Saint Augustine