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

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7,432 lending teams in the "Other" category

    50 members have lent $93,275 in 2,644 loans
    Issaquah, WA Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We can.
  • Blend and Extend; Stack and roll

    Blend and Extend; Stack and roll

    4 members have lent $90,725 in 529 loans
    Everywhere and nowhere and global Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2014
    We loan because: Because!
    Yes is the word!
    Just do it!
    Why not!
    Bring it don't sing it!
    Go big!
    Be the ball!
    Grab and Growl!


    42 members have lent $90,100 in 3,383 loans
    The Internet Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: It's not like we have girls to spend the money on.
  • Kiva Friends Bavaria / Germany

    Kiva Friends Bavaria / Germany

    73 members have lent $73,075 in 2,586 loans
    Bavaria - Upper franconia Category: Other Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we think that Kiva is a great idea! It is so easy to help other people! Lending is much better than donation!
  • Miracle Noodle Team

    Miracle Noodle Team

    94 members have lent $72,800 in 2,298 loans
    Los Angeles Category: Other Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe that empowerment through entrepeneurship is the most powerful form of change possible. It elevates families and communities at all levels, promotes equality of opportunity, and gives hope through…
  • ZA


    14 members have lent $64,900 in 1,416 loans
    Berlin Category: Other Team since: Dec, 2012
    We loan because: Es gab ein Versprechen... Hier ist die Möglichkeit die Entwicklung dieses Versprechens zu verfolgen und -ganz wichtig- selber mitzumachen!
  • Freethinkers & Humanists in Favor of Choice

    Freethinkers & Humanists in Favor of Choice

    99 members have lent $58,625 in 2,330 loans
    Worldwide Category: Other Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: "THE FACT IS WOMEN HAVE BEEN TRAPPED. Reproduction is used, consciously or not, as a means to control women, to limit their options and to make them subordinate to men. In many societies a serious approach to…