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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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34,686 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    943 members have lent $1,205,275 in 41,337 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    822 members have lent $1,112,650 in 38,802 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

    1,066 members have lent $1,311,375 in 38,603 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Denmark

    Denmark

    602 members have lent $993,825 in 37,552 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…
  • Safe Girls Team

    Safe Girls Team

    1,779 members have lent $1,029,400 in 36,952 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…
  • Team Japan

    Team Japan

    892 members have lent $1,016,750 in 36,766 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.
  • Taiwan Gives

    Taiwan Gives

    595 members have lent $1,018,275 in 36,394 loans
    Taiwan Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We love the world!
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    879 members have lent $1,353,100 in 36,265 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.
  • Google

    Google

    8,070 members have lent $1,020,525 in 35,969 loans
    Mountain View, CA Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It's not evil!
  • Crazy Canucks

    Crazy Canucks

    1,144 members have lent $992,500 in 34,672 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