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3,635 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Joan's Team

    Joan's Team

    31 members have lent $31,725 in 1,261 loans
    Ottawa, Canada Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: There is a need.
  • The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    1 members have lent $29,625 in 1,073 loans
    Australia Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We were sick of wasting time and money buying Christmas presents for each other that no one really needed or even particularly wanted. So we decided to do something positive with the money instead. We've been going…
  • Isaiah 1:17

    Isaiah 1:17

    51 members have lent $29,150 in 685 loans
    Illinois, Ohio, Arkansas & More Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: Learn to Do Good: Seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow.
  • Wagstaff

    10 members have lent $28,025 in 1,092 loans
    United States Category: Families Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: we can, because they need it, because it may be the best way to end poverty.
  • Strombergs

    Strombergs

    5 members have lent $27,750 in 738 loans
    Portland, OR Category: Families Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: Microfinance is an important way to directly reach and improve living standards for the world's poor. We want to support KIVA's mission.
  • FAMILY OF CARROLL

    FAMILY OF CARROLL

    2 members have lent $27,750 in 1,107 loans
    USA Category: Families Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: People have helped us and we want to return the favor
  • Los Caraqueños

    Los Caraqueños

    6 members have lent $27,375 in 278 loans
    Caracas, Venezuela Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: we care.