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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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3,900 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    19,555 members have lent $35,547,950 in 678,589 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34
    Love never fails I Cor 13:8
  • idu


    5 members have lent $534,825 in 19,079 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

    894 members have lent $395,325 in 14,440 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

    78 members have lent $374,150 in 13,618 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 $177,325 in 2,488 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

    574 members have lent $168,150 in 5,971 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

    100 members have lent $151,425 in 5,438 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.
  • women & femmes & mujeres

    women & femmes & mujeres

    10 members have lent $142,875 in 760 loans
    Around the world & autour du Monde Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2014
    We loan because: We are blessed with our lifes = Nous sommes benis avec nos vies. Thank you. Merci. John and Isabelle