Connect with Kiva's lender community
Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.
Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.
To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!
- 2,087 members have lent $3,388,150 in 104,090 loansGlobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2009We loan because: We care about people striving to enhance their self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on Kiva. Together we can make it easier for hard…
- 1,423 members have lent $2,990,575 in 98,668 loansNetherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
- 4,945 members have lent $2,741,600 in 97,285 loansWorldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: We understand that our combined efforts through Kiva will help make this world a much better place!
- 2,084 members have lent $2,709,575 in 93,518 loansGermany Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Showing interest in the life of others and giving a helping hand if needed is important.
- 1,144 members have lent $2,265,525 in 86,889 loansFrance Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,933 members have lent $11,704,175 in 83,924 loansWithin us all ! Category: Common Interest Team since: Dec, 2014We loan because: We are all ONE and the SAME. We Listen to our HEARTS. We Love Life. We are Mindful.
- 2,569 members have lent $2,714,825 in 80,437 loansIndians and India Lovers Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: "What we should aim at is the creation of people power, which is opposed to the power of violence and is different from the coercive power of state." - Vinoba Bhave
- 3,028 members have lent $2,409,875 in 80,306 loansNew York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: New York is full of entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to alleviate themselves out of poverty.
- 2,065 members have lent $1,876,975 in 63,940 loansDunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
- 1,606 members have lent $1,804,725 in 62,357 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008