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350 lending teams in all categories
  • Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    16 members have lent $7,975 in 307 loans
    Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Hawaii Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We 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…
  • Ed and Janet's Wedding

    Ed and Janet's Wedding

    23 members have lent $7,550 in 196 loans
    Hong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: We have so much already and want to help others.
  • Cindy and Keith's Wedding

    Cindy and Keith's Wedding

    8 members have lent $7,200 in 162 loans
    New York, NY Category: Other Team since: Jun, 2010
    We 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.
  • Pilpilim

    18 members have lent $6,925 in 122 loans
    Planet Earth Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We are celebrating Lori and Eran's wedding, by creating an ongoing "endowment" that will be used repeatedly as microfinance loans.
  • Kimberly and Peter's Wedding

    Kimberly and Peter's Wedding

    23 members have lent $6,650 in 193 loans
    Bellevue, WA Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2012
    We loan because: We're excited to share the joy of our wedding with you, and maybe make the world a little bit better!
  • Crooked Path

    10 members have lent $6,550 in 252 loans
    U.S.A. Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We are all linked through the love of June Herold and Heather Crombie from gathering at their 2010 marriage ceremony or joining them in spirit there. Instead of wedding gifts, H 'n J request that we, their friends…
  • Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    8 members have lent $6,500 in 197 loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2010
    We loan because: This team is a charity gift registry for Elizabeth and Kevin's wedding