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

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39,602 lending teams in all categories
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,934 members have lent $2,726,350 in 96,749 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

    2,554 members have lent $2,686,125 in 79,493 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

    2,074 members have lent $2,665,150 in 92,502 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

    3,019 members have lent $2,379,025 in 79,451 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

    354 members have lent $2,353,375 in 5,115 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,139 members have lent $2,239,550 in 85,870 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    546 members have lent $2,046,150 in 15,678 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

    3,646 members have lent $1,969,300 in 57,630 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

    2,052 members have lent $1,846,600 in 62,991 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

    1,603 members have lent $1,789,500 in 61,826 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008