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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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38,716 lending teams in all categories
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,265 members have lent $1,568,100 in 53,851 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,078 members have lent $1,481,450 in 54,750 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…
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,905 members have lent $1,471,200 in 55,789 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    702 members have lent $1,253,800 in 45,314 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Texas

    Texas

    1,025 members have lent $1,239,800 in 36,131 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    844 members have lent $1,223,150 in 31,671 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.
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    362 members have lent $1,085,150 in 41,268 loans
    OKLAHOMA Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Oklahomans are always willing to lend a hand to our neighbors as well as to total strangers.
  • Nobelity Project

    Nobelity Project

    60 members have lent $1,060,675 in 1,777 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.
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    916 members have lent $1,043,850 in 35,279 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    797 members have lent $1,040,150 in 36,590 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.