Connect with Kiva's lender community
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.
To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!
- 35 members have lent $8,950 in 328 loansSan Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
- 20 members have lent $8,950 in 311 loansCalifornia Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
- 18 members have lent $8,350 in 320 loansGuangzhou, Hong Kong, Hawaii Category: Events Team since: May, 2009We loan because: Emily has been a committed Kiva user for about a year and is dragging Stephen into the party. As global wanderers and non-homeowners, we don't have a need for lots of punch bowls or fine china. Giving our friends…
- 27 members have lent $8,075 in 245 loansAustralia Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2014We loan because: Marriage is not just about the wedding and we’d love for our big day to help create a little lasting good in the world.
- 24 members have lent $7,825 in 205 loansHong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010We loan because: We have so much already and want to help others.
- 12 members have lent $7,775 in 293 loansCategory: Events Team since: Jul, 2009
- 17 members have lent $7,475 in 215 loansBrisbane Category: Events Team since: May, 2011We loan because: Please celebrate our marriage by empowering people in the developing world to lift themselves out of poverty.
- 8 members have lent $7,450 in 172 loansNew York, NY Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2010We loan because: We feel that life has been generous to us, so rather than have wedding gifts for ourselves, we want to share with others who need it more.
- 23 members have lent $7,350 in 219 loansBellevue, WA Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2012We loan because: We're excited to share the joy of our wedding with you, and maybe make the world a little bit better!
- 18 members have lent $7,025 in 126 loansPlanet Earth Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2009We loan because: We are celebrating Lori and Eran's wedding, by creating an ongoing "endowment" that will be used repeatedly as microfinance loans.