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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.

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3,808 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    18,501 members have lent $27,979,025 in 605,698 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world. (Jam. 1:27)
  • idu


    5 members have lent $499,475 in 17,665 loans
    nyc Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: helping others help themselves is best solution.
    And SOLVING ALL PROBLEMS with immediate solutions at ZERO COST is even better-

  • Colbert Nation

    Colbert Nation

    865 members have lent $374,600 in 13,675 loans
    America Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: I am helping my fellow wealthy American friends lighten their swollen pockets to help the rest of the world prosper.
  • MAD 4 People

    MAD 4 People

    76 members have lent $343,800 in 12,723 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We want to Make A Difference for 100,000 people together.
  • Kakbank


    59 members have lent $174,275 in 2,378 loans
    The world! Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Micro credits and minimuffins makes the world a little better!
  • Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    570 members have lent $161,975 in 5,754 loans
    California Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: For as little as $25, we can help women entrepreneurs right in our own backyard.
  • Zac's friends

    Zac's friends

    101 members have lent $148,000 in 5,311 loans
    Europe Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: it's an efficient way to help people who have no access to credit, to grow their business and have a better life.
  • Friendly Planet Travel

    Friendly Planet Travel

    294 members have lent $115,850 in 4,236 loans
    Pennsylvania, USA Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We would like the opportunity to give back to the different countries and locations where we send travelers.
  • Zen Habits

    208 members have lent $115,500 in 4,301 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to make a difference.