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442 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • In Memory of Paul Lambert

    In Memory of Paul Lambert

    142 members have lent $19,575 in 704 loans
    The World Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2014
    We loan because: We all want to remember Paul.
  • Bo - a celebration

    Bo - a celebration

    135 members have lent $19,700 in 734 loans
    Oxford, UK Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2014
    We loan because: Kiva allows those with little income or erratic income to give to those more disadvantage than themselves – and to give generously - by repeatedly re-distributing the original donation each month.
  • Becky's Hugs

    Becky's Hugs

    129 members have lent $48,525 in 1,902 loans
    Global Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2012
    We loan because: Becky was unfailingly generous during her short life (2001-2010). She loved freely and without limit, and never met anyone she considered to be a stranger. She was always ready with a hug for anyone who needed one,…
  • Jens Damsgaard Vånar Memorial Fund

    Jens Damsgaard Vånar Memorial Fund

    124 members have lent $187,050 in 7,028 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Jens tragically died from Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sleeping in his bed on Thursday February 12, 2009 at the age of 13 months.
    Being an innovative, dedicated and life enthusiastic little kid, this…
  • Candles for Dads

    Candles for Dads

    55 members have lent $3,475 in 114 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Aug, 2012
    We loan because: Dads are the best. We make loans to support hard-working dads, in memory of great dads passed.
  • Kebo Family Memorial Lenders

    Kebo Family Memorial Lenders

    51 members have lent $22,350 in 851 loans
    Los Angeles, CA Category: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Dad wished to help people who desire to better their situations for themselves and their families but may not have the financial means to do so.
  • Kalpna Mistry Memorial

    Kalpna Mistry Memorial

    49 members have lent $41,275 in 1,045 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Kalpna Mistry was an amazing and tireless Global Studies teacher at Berkeley International High School. She taught her students about global cultures in unique and progressive ways. Rather than only using text books,…
  • In Memory of Chris Nutile

    In Memory of Chris Nutile

    47 members have lent $15,800 in 534 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: We want to continue the passion that Chris had about his favorite Charity.
  • Raj Shahani Memorial Team

    Raj Shahani Memorial Team

    40 members have lent $28,025 in 1,106 loans
    Ridgewood, NJ, USA Category: Memorials Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: This team has been created in memory of Raj Shahani who passed away in March 2010 at the tender age of 30. Raj was an active and enthusiastic Kiva lender. He had felt Kiva offered the unique opportunity to help…