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1,888 lending teams in the "Schools" category
  • The Meadows School MicroBank

    The Meadows School MicroBank

    182 members have lent $105,175 in 567 loans
    Las Vegas, NV Category: Schools Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: As Margaret Mead said, we "never doubt that a small group of committed and dedicated people can change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has."
  • Kiva CCA

    Kiva CCA

    34 members have lent $95,650 in 1,163 loans
    San Diego California Category: Schools Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: We would like to help people to grow their businesses and to improve their communities. And just simply We care.
  • Kiva U Schools

    Kiva U Schools

    339 members have lent $90,600 in 3,031 loans
    High Schools Across the United States Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Johnston Heights Secondary School

    Johnston Heights Secondary School

    14 members have lent $53,325 in 1,907 loans
    Surrey BC Canada Category: Schools Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we can make a difference in the world.
  • Team Kids Care

    Team Kids Care

    49 members have lent $44,050 in 1,495 loans
    Cyberspace Category: Schools Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: We loan because we're convinced that through Kiva, kids can make a real difference in the world, too.

    You don't have to have a checkbook to care, you know!

    (But you do need a…
  • Cherokee Trail High School

    Cherokee Trail High School

    110 members have lent $41,000 in 499 loans
    Aurora Colorado Category: Schools Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Human dignity transcends borders cultures and ethnic variation.