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3,314 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    13,977 members have lent $12,294,625 in 334,392 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world. (Jam. 1:27)
  • www.idu.cc

    www.idu.cc

    5 members have lent $354,825 in 11,896 loans
    nyc Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: help others help themselves
    and help the world
    SOLVE ALL its PROBLEMS


  • Colbert Nation

    Colbert Nation

    819 members have lent $265,000 in 9,505 loans
    America Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: I am helping my fellow wealthy American friends lighten their swollen pockets to help the rest of the world prosper.
  • MAD 4 People

    MAD 4 People

    53 members have lent $190,675 in 7,373 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We want to Make A Difference for 100,000 people together.
  • Kakbank

    Kakbank

    50 members have lent $155,925 in 1,849 loans
    The world! Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Micro credits and minimuffins makes the world a little better!
  • Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    Maria Shriver + A Woman's Nation

    539 members have lent $131,200 in 4,644 loans
    California Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: For as little as $25, we can help women entrepreneurs right in our own backyard.
  • Zac's friends

    Zac's friends

    101 members have lent $103,600 in 3,710 loans
    Europe Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: it's an efficient way to help people who have no access to credit, to grow their business and have a better life.
  • Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    24 members have lent $98,075 in 177 loans
    UK and beyond Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: we want to help people to help themselves. I can help manage this system as I know you are all very busy people! :) I have had zero losses in several years and know wheres good to invest your funds. If you are nervous I…
  • Zen Habits

    213 members have lent $91,675 in 3,385 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to make a difference.