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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!

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39,033 lending teams in all categories
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    809 members have lent $1,062,275 in 37,266 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    934 members have lent $1,093,675 in 37,179 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Texas

    Texas

    1,041 members have lent $1,263,850 in 36,944 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    590 members have lent $950,725 in 35,886 loans
    Denmark Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
    (Article 1 of United Nations…
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    876 members have lent $970,775 in 35,103 loans
    Japan Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we feel that we can help the world, one person at a time.
  • Safe Girls Team

    Safe Girls Team

    1,732 members have lent $943,975 in 33,946 loans
    The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: By empowering girls and women in the fight for women's rights, poverty reduction, education and health promotion, we are helping to create a fairer and better world for everyone.

    "The most…
  • Google

    Google

    8,026 members have lent $889,700 in 33,808 loans
    Mountain View, CA Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It's not evil!
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,137 members have lent $959,825 in 33,523 loans
    Canada Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We live in a well-to-do nation and want to help those less fortunate than ourselves
  • KivaFriends.org

    KivaFriends.org

    1,497 members have lent $1,004,625 in 33,426 loans
    All Over The World Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we are a diverse group of people with diverse reasons for participating on Kiva.org, but with a unifying desire to alleviate poverty around the world through making microloans to the hard working poor.
  • Taiwan Gives

    Taiwan Gives

    573 members have lent $938,125 in 33,355 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!