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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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Team Listing

1,430 lending teams in the "Religious Congregations" category
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    2,501 members have funded $5,386,370 in loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

    Friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of…

    1,974 members have funded $4,824,400 in loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race." ~ Joseph Smith
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    2,492 members have funded $3,907,190 in loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
    If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    594 members have funded $2,200,025 in loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Baha'u'llah told us to "Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an…
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    1,050 members have funded $2,012,216 in loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Kiva Jews

    Kiva Jews

    1,030 members have funded $1,318,055 in loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Tikkun Olam - making the world a better place.
  • Unitarian Universalists

    Unitarian Universalists

    1,037 members have funded $1,264,625 in loans
    worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in:
    **The inherent worth and dignity of every person
    **Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
    **Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our…
  • Episcopal Church in the United States

    Episcopal Church in the United States

    555 members have funded $1,253,303 in loans
    North America Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Episcopalians aspire to exemplify God’s love for every human being. We believe that God loves you – no exceptions.
  • Woodlands

    Woodlands

    103 members have funded $904,800 in loans
    Bristol, UK Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: we want to help the Poorest , and most Persecuted People God loves.