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39,353 lending teams in all categories
  • FlyerTalkers

    FlyerTalkers

    668 members have lent $2,692,175 in 43,000 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to fight global poverty while earning miles.
  • India

    India

    2,547 members have lent $2,637,700 in 78,124 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

    2,058 members have lent $2,612,625 in 90,847 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.
  • New York

    New York

    3,007 members have lent $2,346,000 in 78,542 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.
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    348 members have lent $2,323,375 in 4,981 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,133 members have lent $2,214,050 in 84,868 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    543 members have lent $2,037,075 in 15,404 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

    3,625 members have lent $1,940,025 in 56,742 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.
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    2,037 members have lent $1,792,825 in 61,394 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…
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,580 members have lent $1,765,850 in 60,994 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008