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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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3,729 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    17,640 members have lent $24,057,825 in 536,143 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

    idu

    5 members have lent $461,350 in 16,146 loans
    nyc Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: helping others help themselves is best solution,
    and SOLVING ALL PROBLEMS with immediate implementable practical solutions iduidu.blogspot.com/

  • Colbert Nation

    Colbert Nation

    844 members have lent $353,625 in 12,898 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

    68 members have lent $310,650 in 11,670 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We want to Make A Difference for 100,000 people together.
  • Kakbank

    Kakbank

    59 members have lent $170,925 in 2,274 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

    567 members have lent $154,475 in 5,483 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

    102 members have lent $140,375 in 5,028 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.
  • Zen Habits

    209 members have lent $111,025 in 4,124 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to make a difference.
  • Friendly Planet Travel

    Friendly Planet Travel

    290 members have lent $108,875 in 3,971 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.