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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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Team Listing

557 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    5 members have lent $9,775 in 276 loans
    Adelaide, South Australia Category: Events Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: This is a great way to help disadvantaged people across the world - promoting empowerment and making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of individuals, families and communities.
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    35 members have lent $9,000 in 330 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • Tracey & Kamran

    Tracey & Kamran

    20 members have lent $8,950 in 311 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
  • FILM

    FILM

    40 members have lent $8,950 in 342 loans
    USA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want to unite, uplift, create, change, challenge and explore.
  • Hittle Holiday Team

    Hittle Holiday Team

    12 members have lent $8,700 in 132 loans
    Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2011
    We loan because: We have enough and we want to share our good fortune with those who struggle to feed their families and make a living.
  • Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    18 members have lent $8,500 in 326 loans
    Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Hawaii Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Emily has been a committed Kiva user for about a year and is dragging Stephen into the party. As global wanderers and non-homeowners, we don't have a need for lots of punch bowls or fine china. Giving our friends…
  • Julie and Spencer's Wedding

    Julie and Spencer's Wedding

    27 members have lent $8,400 in 258 loans
    Australia Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2014
    We loan because: Marriage is not just about the wedding and we’d love for our big day to help create a little lasting good in the world.