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39,179 lending teams in all categories
  • women empowering women

    women empowering women

    4,339 members have lent $1,651,425 in 56,728 loans
    global Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: empower a woman, change the world.
  • Finland

    Finland

    1,918 members have lent $1,529,925 in 58,047 loans
    Finland Category: Local Area Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Dermalogica

    Dermalogica

    1,095 members have lent $1,498,350 in 55,391 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

    721 members have lent $1,327,775 in 47,978 loans
    Switzerland Category: Local Area Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Nobelity Project

    Nobelity Project

    76 members have lent $1,305,750 in 1,986 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 Kiwis

    Kiva Kiwis

    860 members have lent $1,288,325 in 33,898 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

    1,041 members have lent $1,274,150 in 37,304 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

    107 members have lent $1,143,225 in 45,699 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
  • Heartland Oklahoma Team

    Heartland Oklahoma Team

    371 members have lent $1,123,250 in 42,734 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

    937 members have lent $1,116,525 in 38,035 loans
    Here. Now. Category: Religious Congregations Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We water seeds of awakening.