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3,537 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    1 members have lent $28,475 in 1,030 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 $28,000 in 664 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.
  • Strombergs


    5 members have lent $27,225 in 726 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.


    2 members have lent $26,875 in 1,072 loans
    USA Category: Families Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: People have helped us and we want to return the favor
  • Pearson family

    2 members have lent $26,800 in 227 loans
    Rye, NY Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: It's a way to give back
  • Los Caraqueños

    Los Caraqueños

    6 members have lent $26,350 in 270 loans
    Caracas, Venezuela Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: we care.