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

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39,404 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Flash Mob

    Kiva Flash Mob

    289 members have lent $3,416,050 in 9,250 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: May, 2014
    We loan because: we want to bring lenders from different teams together and show some Kiva love to loans have so far been overlooked. We want to help get them funded by organizing a Flash Mob to these loans.

    The effect…
  • LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    LOTUS: Lend Out To Uplift Self-sufficiency

    2,072 members have lent $3,327,150 in 101,887 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 $3,286,425 in 131,457 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

    4,686 members have lent $3,271,650 in 114,625 loans
    Earth Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: "Thou shalt share, that none may seek without funding."
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    282 members have lent $3,266,925 in 22,863 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to help people help themselves.
  • Late Loaning Lenders

    Late Loaning Lenders

    2,124 members have lent $3,212,200 in 101,354 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…
  • Research Now

    Research Now

    1,538 members have lent $3,039,050 in 33,855 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.
  • Netherlands

    Netherlands

    1,407 members have lent $2,918,450 in 95,955 loans
    Netherlands Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: het mensen helpt een zelfstandig bestaan op te bouwen.
  • Catholic Kiva

    Catholic Kiva

    2,060 members have lent $2,910,225 in 99,732 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: It is the right thing to do.
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,929 members have lent $2,702,750 in 95,930 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!