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38,882 lending teams in all categories
  • Kiva Muslims

    Kiva Muslims

    1,916 members have lent $1,545,300 in 53,048 loans
    Dunya Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: 002.271 Yusuf Ali Translation:
    If ye disclose (acts of) charity, even so it is well, but if ye conceal them, and make them reach those (really) in need, that is best for you: It will remove from you some of your…
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,077 members have lent $1,458,325 in 53,852 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

    1,902 members have lent $1,458,150 in 55,284 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Swiss Kiva

    Swiss Kiva

    700 members have lent $1,239,425 in 44,760 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Texas

    Texas

    1,020 members have lent $1,232,450 in 35,879 loans
    Texas Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Texas does it bigger!
  • Kiva Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    843 members have lent $1,203,775 in 31,250 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 $1,079,575 in 41,055 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

    59 members have lent $1,044,050 in 1,754 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.
  • Washington State

    Washington State

    794 members have lent $1,033,175 in 36,364 loans
    Washington State Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Each of us has a responsibility to all of us.
  • Kiva Buddhists

    Kiva Buddhists

    913 members have lent $1,031,750 in 34,813 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.