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38,919 lending teams in all categories
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,301 members have lent $1,606,825 in 55,211 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,911 members have lent $1,498,100 in 56,835 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,087 members have lent $1,489,425 in 55,054 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…
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    711 members have lent $1,282,250 in 46,329 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Texas

    Texas

    1,034 members have lent $1,254,875 in 36,637 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    852 members have lent $1,249,725 in 32,455 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.
  • Nobelity Project

    Nobelity Project

    69 members have lent $1,199,950 in 1,878 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.
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    366 members have lent $1,095,725 in 41,668 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.
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    927 members have lent $1,078,625 in 36,595 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    805 members have lent $1,055,225 in 37,075 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.