Connect with Kiva's lender community
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.
To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!
- 1,972 members have lent $2,281,325 in 80,208 loansGermany Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: Showing interest in the life of others and giving a helping hand if needed is important.
- 2,934 members have lent $2,127,350 in 71,568 loansNew York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: New York is full of entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to alleviate themselves out of poverty.
- 1,086 members have lent $2,010,750 in 77,029 loansFrance Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 587 members have lent $1,988,925 in 33,495 loansCategory: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
- 513 members have lent $1,980,800 in 13,384 loansWorldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: Baha'u'llah told us to "Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity. Be worthy of the trust of thy neighbor, and look upon him with a bright and friendly face. Be a treasure to the poor, an…
- 301 members have lent $1,868,800 in 4,033 loansBoston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
- 1,519 members have lent $1,613,450 in 55,467 loansSweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
- 3,434 members have lent $1,610,100 in 48,458 loansUSA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.
- 4,176 members have lent $1,486,750 in 50,968 loansglobal Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
- 1,844 members have lent $1,455,775 in 50,191 loansDunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…