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1,608 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    174 members have lent $995,825 in 11,109 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

    248 members have lent $454,125 in 9,614 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

    450 members have lent $410,250 in 14,797 loans
    Palo Alto, CA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    157 members have lent $284,650 in 2,436 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Boston University

    Boston University

    103 members have lent $277,375 in 2,384 loans
    Boston Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Purdue University

    Purdue University

    193 members have lent $238,400 in 7,624 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

    34 members have lent $229,950 in 5,695 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

    157 members have lent $204,325 in 5,935 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

    20 members have lent $201,250 in 300 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

    101 members have lent $201,200 in 2,967 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.