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34,662 lending teams in all categories
  • India

    India

    2,584 members have lent $2,792,200 in 82,603 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

    2,106 members have lent $2,777,500 in 95,610 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.
  • Team Obama

    Team Obama

    4,957 members have lent $2,774,025 in 98,461 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!
  • New York

    New York

    3,038 members have lent $2,467,550 in 82,096 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

    370 members have lent $2,464,200 in 5,461 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Kiva France

    Kiva France

    1,151 members have lent $2,313,975 in 88,795 loans
    France Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: France is a wonderful country to live in. why not making life easier everywhere ?
  • Team USA

    Team USA

    3,694 members have lent $2,081,450 in 59,905 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 Baha'is

    Kiva Baha'is

    554 members have lent $2,059,725 in 16,162 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…
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    2,097 members have lent $1,967,025 in 66,977 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…
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,493 members have lent $1,856,575 in 62,742 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.