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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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34,812 lending teams in all categories
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,532 members have lent $1,904,300 in 64,265 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Sweden

    Sweden

    1,624 members have lent $1,868,750 in 64,670 loans
    Sweden Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Nobelity Project

    Nobelity Project

    97 members have lent $1,690,300 in 2,174 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.
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,127 members have lent $1,680,975 in 62,534 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

    1,969 members have lent $1,679,850 in 63,675 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • University of Iowa

    University of Iowa

    131 members have lent $1,674,775 in 13,177 loans
    Iowa City, IA Category: Alumni Groups Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We are Hawkeyes, and we care!
  • Friends of Mission Belt Co

    Friends of Mission Belt Co

    136 members have lent $1,649,575 in 65,946 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
  • Pearson

    Pearson

    14,086 members have lent $1,570,525 in 33,739 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 35,000 employees…
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    739 members have lent $1,506,325 in 54,723 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Florida Gators for Kiva

    Florida Gators for Kiva

    345 members have lent $1,483,575 in 27,937 loans
    Everywhere Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: The Gator Nation is everywhere, so by loaning money to people worldwide, we expand the reach of the Gator Nation.