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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.

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39,179 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    937 members have lent $1,116,525 in 38,035 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    810 members have lent $1,072,050 in 37,538 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Texas

    Texas

    1,041 members have lent $1,274,150 in 37,304 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    591 members have lent $958,000 in 36,163 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

    878 members have lent $978,125 in 35,342 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

    1,734 members have lent $961,750 in 34,530 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

    8,029 members have lent $898,350 in 34,145 loans
    Mountain View, CA Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It's not evil!
  • Taiwan Gives

    Taiwan Gives

    577 members have lent $953,475 in 33,921 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    860 members have lent $1,288,325 in 33,898 loans
    New Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,138 members have lent $965,500 in 33,727 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