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34,749 lending teams in all categories
  • Australia


    6,612 members have lent $7,036,325 in 257,072 loans
    Australia Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Australians all let us rejoice
    for we are young and free, -
    We've heard the call of nations wide,
    How can we let this be? -
    We'll share our wealth,
  • Team Europe

    Team Europe

    5,911 members have lent $5,438,100 in 167,912 loans
    Europe Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We think Kiva is a unique opportunity for people all over the world to assist entrepreneurs in improving their businesses and communities.
  • LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Intersex) Kivans & Friends

    LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,…

    7,305 members have lent $4,930,025 in 175,447 loans
    We are everywhere. Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We are out and proud and know what it is like to face barriers. We are delighted to help our entrepreneurs achieve their own equality. We thank our friends who join us in our loans & in supporting LGBT rights.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    96,860 members have lent $4,744,975 in 188,261 loans
    Palo Alto, California Category: Businesses Team since: Feb, 2016
    We loan because: This is a unique opportunity for HPE employees globally to actively participate in driving Living Progress by supporting thousands of entrepreneurs around the world who need access to capital to start or grow their…
  • Belgium


    793 members have lent $4,662,325 in 131,176 loans
    Belgium, Europe Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Its a nice way to help the beneficiaries of the loans create their own business and hopefully improve their lives.
  • Kiva Mormons

    Kiva Mormons

    1,786 members have lent $4,214,750 in 118,933 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race." ~ Joseph Smith
  • Expired Loans

    Expired Loans

    710 members have lent $3,963,350 in 48,447 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2012
    We loan because: Kiva's Open Market policy has distorted the balance between the loan supply and demand. This is bad for the field partners, borrowers and lenders, and especially bad for Kiva itself. 49,059 expired loans.
  • - Poverty-Escape - Poverty-Escape

    3,562 members have lent $3,927,600 in 125,444 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area CA Category: Businesses Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: (P2P) is all about Poverty-Escape and breaking the cycle of poverty through micro loans. Please join our fun team and put Poverty-Escape in the lead! P2P takes donations (tax-deductible) and…
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    294 members have lent $3,711,775 in 24,358 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to help people help themselves.