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1,676 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Carnegie Mellon University

    221 members have lent $1,824,700 in 17,402 loans
    Pittsburgh Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we want to help people help themselves.
  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

    207 members have lent $1,104,425 in 3,279 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Florida Gators for Kiva

    Florida Gators for Kiva

    271 members have lent $714,150 in 15,057 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

    473 members have lent $451,550 in 16,248 loans
    Palo Alto, CA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Boston University

    Boston University

    119 members have lent $423,950 in 3,094 loans
    Boston Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
  • Purdue University

    Purdue University

    215 members have lent $271,925 in 8,751 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

    48 members have lent $269,200 in 7,182 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…
  • UNIVERSITY of UTAH

    UNIVERSITY of UTAH

    112 members have lent $251,775 in 3,470 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.
  • Virginia Tech

    Virginia Tech

    173 members have lent $219,275 in 6,518 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

    29 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…