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1,617 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    179 members have lent $1,074,500 in 12,092 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Florida Gators for Kiva

    Florida Gators for Kiva

    253 members have lent $523,525 in 10,269 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.
  • Stanford University

    Stanford University

    453 members have lent $415,125 in 14,970 loans
    Palo Alto, CA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    161 members have lent $334,550 in 2,512 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Boston University

    Boston University

    105 members have lent $306,200 in 2,603 loans
    Boston Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Purdue University

    Purdue University

    196 members have lent $242,575 in 7,768 loans
    West Lafayette, Indiana, Earth, and Beyond! Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: As a land-grant university with a strong commitment to sustainable development around the world, we whole-heartily support efforts to help alleviate global poverty.
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks

    University of Alaska Fairbanks

    36 members have lent $234,525 in 5,864 loans
    Fairbanks, Alaska Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Dec, 2010
    We loan because: Fairbanks is the Golden Heart City of Alaska, together we can make a difference in the world.

    This group was created by 6 dedicated Honors students in Sherri Wall's Honor's Econ Class with the…
  • Virginia Tech

    Virginia Tech

    161 members have lent $206,450 in 6,015 loans
    Blacksburg, VA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: "Ut Prosim" - That I May Serve. This is the motto of the university, and it is something that students/alumni come to understand as a dedication to service--a duty to think beyond oneself. Kiva is a way that…
  • Opus Dei and Strathmore Supporters

    Opus Dei and Strathmore Supporters

    22 members have lent $204,700 in 319 loans
    Worldwide Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2013
    We loan because: Applauding the Strathmore/Opus Dei and Kiva partnership, working together to change the world toward our visions.

    "Opus Dei is recruiting on college campuses young people who are looking for answers…
  • UNIVERSITY of UTAH

    UNIVERSITY of UTAH

    104 members have lent $202,950 in 2,999 loans
    Salt Lake City Utah Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Because helping people help themselves is key to ending poverty.