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611 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Party With A Purpose

    Party With A Purpose

    15 members have lent $55,650 in 978 loans
    Western Washington Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We want to make the world a better place and we believe that fostering the opportunities for entrepreneurs to start a business is a great way to help people help themselves.
  • Kiva Savings Account

    Kiva Savings Account

    15 members have lent $46,450 in 1,835 loans
    Everywhere Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: Why keep money sitting around somewhere when it could be much more useful as capital for entrepreneurs?
  • Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    Jaclyn and Kevin Wedding

    9 members have lent $36,425 in 1,430 loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We have met so many wonderful people in our visits to developing nations, and we greatly appreciate this opportunity to help them during our wedding celebration.
  • Denise Wakeman's KIVA Challenge

    Denise Wakeman's KIVA Challenge

    127 members have lent $34,900 in 1,256 loans
    The Worldwide Web Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: UPDATE #5 - We're well on our way to $30,000. In January 2014, we hit a milestone of 1000 loans. Please join us! (1/18/14)

    UPDATE #4 - What a great Lending Team! We surpassed the $20,000 goal in…
  • Kiva turns 7! Birthday party at Loop, Melbourne on 22 October 2012

    Kiva turns 7! Birthday party at Loop,…

    105 members have lent $30,900 in 1,164 loans
    Loop, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne - Monday 22 October 2012 Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2011
    We loan because: it is Kiva's 7th birthday! Let's celebrate 7 years of small change making a big difference in the world
  • Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    Lewis & Viji's Wedding

    27 members have lent $20,425 in 688 loans
    Category: Events Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we're celebrating Viji and Lewis' journey together
  • LJ's 40th Celebration

    LJ's 40th Celebration

    46 members have lent $18,000 in 270 loans
    Melbourne, Australia Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: In celebrating LJ's 40th birthday we wish to support a woman to change her life.
  • Eric and Penny's wedding

    Eric and Penny's wedding

    9 members have lent $15,325 in 599 loans
    Lafayette, Colorado Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: It's a great opportunity to make a difference in the world.