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1,283 lending teams in the "Religious Congregations" category
  • Kiva Mormons

    Kiva Mormons

    1,711 members have lent $3,630,625 in 105,659 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
  • Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    4,640 members have lent $3,154,225 in 110,621 loans
    Earth Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "Thou shalt share, that none may seek without funding."
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    2,024 members have lent $2,725,775 in 93,754 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    536 members have lent $2,022,275 in 14,864 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 Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,993 members have lent $1,680,825 in 57,613 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 Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    934 members have lent $1,100,225 in 37,407 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Unitarian Universalists

    Unitarian Universalists

    884 members have lent $806,275 in 24,687 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

    455 members have lent $796,625 in 25,872 loans
    North America Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: As Episcopalians, we are followers of Jesus Christ, our Lord, and believe in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We strive to love our neighbors as ourselves and respect the dignity of every person.
  • Woodlands

    Woodlands

    76 members have lent $713,475 in 26,204 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.
  • Kiva Jews

    Kiva Jews

    869 members have lent $678,575 in 20,262 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Tikkun Olam - making the world a better place.