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39,057 lending teams in all categories
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    2,038 members have lent $3,241,025 in 98,776 loans
    Global Category: Common Interest Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We care about people striving to enhance their self-sufficiency and wish to support their entrepreneurial endeavors. It just takes one small step by each of us lending on Kiva. Together we can make it easier for hard…
  • Trolltech Foundation

    Trolltech Foundation

    1 members have lent $3,176,975 in 127,079 loans
    Norway Category: Other Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: we believe that empowering people to help themselves is the path to true and lasting prosperity.
  • Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

    4,641 members have lent $3,155,575 in 110,669 loans
    Earth Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "Thou shalt share, that none may seek without funding."
  • Late Loaning Lenders

    Late Loaning Lenders

    2,073 members have lent $3,120,225 in 98,467 loans
    Anywhere Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We hate to see loans being left unfunded on
    Kiva. Although most of these loans are
    pre-funded by the Field Partners, the Field
    Partners lose out on the capital if a loan
    doesn't get…
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    270 members have lent $2,901,675 in 21,797 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,390 members have lent $2,841,400 in 93,095 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,520 members have lent $2,814,475 in 32,287 loans
    Category: Businesses Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: We are commited to creating a better world and making a positive difference. We strive to be socially responsible and contribute to the welfare and interests of the greater society in which we operate.
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    2,024 members have lent $2,729,075 in 93,823 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,912 members have lent $2,660,150 in 94,382 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We understand that our combined efforts through Kiva will help make this world a much better place!
  • India

    India

    2,519 members have lent $2,543,775 in 75,389 loans
    Indians and India Lovers Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "What we should aim at is the creation of people power, which is opposed to the power of violence and is different from the coercive power of state." - Vinoba Bhave