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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.

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39,326 lending teams in all categories
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,353 members have lent $1,676,725 in 57,473 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Finland


    1,930 members have lent $1,545,125 in 58,624 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Dermalogica


    1,101 members have lent $1,502,275 in 55,542 loans
    Worldwide Category: Businesses Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: FITE believes that women and girls have the power to yield significant returns for themselves, their families and their communities. All they need is the opportunity to succeed. Direct a loan to a woman entrepreneur of…
  • Nobelity Project

    Nobelity Project

    77 members have lent $1,374,950 in 2,029 loans
    Austin, TX Category: Common Interest Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We believe there is a better way. Because these loans change OUR lives. Because when we are not moving forward, we risk falling backwards. Because poor people are the world's safest investment. Because.
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    722 members have lent $1,346,825 in 48,690 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    867 members have lent $1,301,825 in 34,427 loans
    New Zealand Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Because Kiwis know what it is to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
  • Texas


    1,049 members have lent $1,279,950 in 37,518 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Friends of Mission Belt Co

    Friends of Mission Belt Co

    110 members have lent $1,193,075 in 47,693 loans
    Newport Beach, California Category: Businesses Team since: Apr, 2013
    We loan because: We want to give people a hand up, not a hand out, so that they can become self-sufficient and break the poverty cycle. That's the mission behind
  • Pearson


    13,109 members have lent $1,135,275 in 26,818 loans
    Category: Businesses - Internal Groups Team since: Sep, 2010
    We loan because: Pearson’s purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning. Social impact lies at the heart of who we are as a business. That is why we have teamed up with Kiva to give all of our 40,000 employees…