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631 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Jonny and Ali's Kiva Love Machine

    Jonny and Ali's Kiva Love Machine

    31 members have lent $7,150 in 212 loans
    San Francisco, CA Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2010
    We loan because: We met while we were both working at Kiva, and now we're getting married on October 23, 2010. What better way to celebrate than by making loans to Kiva entrepreneurs?
  • Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    8 members have lent $6,500 in 197 loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2010
    We loan because: This team is a charity gift registry for Elizabeth and Kevin's wedding
  • The Little Tandem that Could

    The Little Tandem that Could

    17 members have lent $6,375 in 213 loans
    Canada Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2010
    We loan because: We want everyone to have a chance to succeed!
  • Julie and Spencer's Wedding

    Julie and Spencer's Wedding

    27 members have lent $6,150 in 179 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.
  • Josh's Mitzvah Team

    Josh's Mitzvah Team

    40 members have lent $5,825 in 140 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: The best way to help others is to help them help themselves.
  • Ernie & Jenny's Wedding

    Ernie & Jenny's Wedding

    4 members have lent $5,825 in 74 loans
    Seattle, WA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We are blessed and thankful for all we have and Kiva empowers us to empower others.
  • Rebecca and Justin's Wedding

    Rebecca and Justin's Wedding

    19 members have lent $5,750 in 76 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Events Team since: May, 2012
    We loan because: We believe in the power of microfinance!