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39,215 lending teams in all categories
  • India

    India

    2,521 members have lent $2,567,725 in 76,176 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
  • Kiva Team Germany

    Kiva Team Germany

    2,043 members have lent $2,534,950 in 88,496 loans
    Germany Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Showing interest in the life of others and giving a helping hand if needed is important.
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    649 members have lent $2,509,025 in 41,335 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • New York

    New York

    2,984 members have lent $2,293,350 in 76,813 loans
    New York City Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We 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.
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,124 members have lent $2,168,725 in 83,152 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    335 members have lent $2,164,200 in 4,740 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    540 members have lent $2,028,075 in 15,068 loans
    Worldwide Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We 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…
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,587 members have lent $1,851,800 in 54,756 loans
    USA Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in the generosity of the human spirit that is still alive within Americans of all backgrounds.
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,570 members have lent $1,734,075 in 59,815 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    2,011 members have lent $1,712,575 in 58,668 loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We 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…