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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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34,687 lending teams in all categories
  • Australia


    6,857 members have lent $6,822,875 in 249,215 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

    5,861 members have lent $5,329,475 in 164,040 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,…

    7,229 members have lent $4,785,800 in 170,341 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.
  • Belgium


    780 members have lent $4,630,300 in 129,983 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

    1,772 members have lent $4,019,775 in 114,420 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

    698 members have lent $3,910,300 in 47,665 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. 47,571 expired loans.
  • - Poverty-Escape - Poverty-Escape

    3,529 members have lent $3,804,050 in 121,239 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…
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    84,676 members have lent $3,717,025 in 147,527 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…
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    285 members have lent $3,579,450 in 23,607 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to help people help themselves.