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3,214 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Kiva Christians

    Kiva Christians

    13,316 members have lent $10,540,925 in 296,154 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)

    Link to information regarding…
  • www.idu.cc

    www.idu.cc

    5 members have lent $348,725 in 11,657 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

    797 members have lent $240,750 in 8,604 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

    51 members have lent $170,000 in 6,567 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: May, 2011
    We loan because: We want to Make A Difference for 100,000 people together.
  • Kakbank

    Kakbank

    49 members have lent $151,750 in 1,768 loans
    The world! Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Micro credits and minimuffins makes the world a little better!
  • Maria Shriver's Womens Conference Lending Team

    Maria Shriver's Womens Conference Lending Team

    535 members have lent $124,725 in 4,410 loans
    California Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: For the first time ever and for as little as $25, Americans can lend to women entrepreneurs right in their own backyard. WE Invest, a program of The Women's Conference, already has been investing in women…
  • Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    Mauricecflynn, Friends and Family

    22 members have lent $98,050 in 176 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…
  • Zac's friends

    Zac's friends

    96 members have lent $93,775 in 3,376 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.
  • Zen Habits

    209 members have lent $85,275 in 3,149 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to make a difference.