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

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39,357 lending teams in all categories
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,380 members have lent $1,718,425 in 58,668 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,939 members have lent $1,573,225 in 59,631 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,102 members have lent $1,507,000 in 55,721 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

    84 members have lent $1,430,675 in 2,058 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

    726 members have lent $1,376,200 in 49,806 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    872 members have lent $1,319,475 in 35,111 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

    Texas

    1,051 members have lent $1,293,075 in 37,965 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

    116 members have lent $1,276,800 in 51,041 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 MissionBelt.com
  • University of Iowa

    University of Iowa

    115 members have lent $1,225,250 in 9,305 loans
    Iowa City, IA Category: Alumni Groups Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We are Hawkeyes, and we care!