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

    In Memory of Paul Lambert

    143 members have lent $22,950 in 834 loans
    The World Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2014
    We loan because: We all want to remember Paul.
  • Bo - a celebration

    Bo - a celebration

    138 members have lent $21,350 in 799 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

    130 members have lent $53,725 in 2,060 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

    125 members have lent $190,500 in 7,166 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 $3,650 in 120 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

    52 members have lent $23,125 in 881 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 $41,925 in 1,061 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

    48 members have lent $16,175 in 543 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

    41 members have lent $28,450 in 1,123 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…