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

    In Memory of Paul Lambert

    141 members have lent $17,175 in 615 loans
    The World Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2014
    We loan because: We all want to remember Paul.
  • Bo - a celebration

    Bo - a celebration

    131 members have lent $18,525 in 687 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

    128 members have lent $45,775 in 1,804 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

    122 members have lent $185,125 in 6,951 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 $3,375 in 110 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

    50 members have lent $22,100 in 841 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 $40,750 in 1,032 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

    46 members have lent $15,700 in 530 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

    39 members have lent $26,900 in 1,062 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…