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1,452 lending teams in the "Schools" category
  • Scona Loaners

    Scona Loaners

    171 members have lent $206,875 in 2,606 loans
    Strathcona High School Category: Schools Team since: Nov, 2011
    We loan because: We want to help others write a better story for their lives. We want to leave a powerful legacy that will make a difference in the world.
  • Los Gatos High School

    Los Gatos High School

    46 members have lent $171,300 in 6,367 loans
    Los Gatos High School Category: Schools Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to help people throughout the world have a better life.
  • Punahou School

    Punahou School

    118 members have lent $165,250 in 4,841 loans
    Honolulu Category: Schools Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Microloans are part of lesson of the Senior CapSEEDS course which stands for Social entrepreneurship, Economics, Environment, Deeds of service, and Sustainable solutions. Microloans are encompassed in attributes of the…
  • John Burroughs Team

    John Burroughs Team

    46 members have lent $99,825 in 3,906 loans
    St. Louis Category: Schools Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: John Burroughs School emphasizes the importance of giving back to others. Loaning to independent businesses in other less affluent countries is our way of helping not only the community but also the rest of the world.
  • Kiva CCA

    Kiva CCA

    25 members have lent $95,475 in 1,158 loans
    San Diego California Category: Schools Team since: Jan, 2012
    We loan because: We would like to help people to grow their businesses and to improve their communities. And just simply We care.
  • The Meadows School MicroBank

    The Meadows School MicroBank

    21 members have lent $93,800 in 359 loans
    Las Vegas, NV Category: Schools Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: As Margaret Mead said, we "never doubt that a small group of committed and dedicated people can change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has."
  • One Million Dollar Team

    One Million Dollar Team

    78 members have lent $89,325 in 3,524 loans
    Category: Schools Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Live simply that others may simply live. -Ghandi.

    We must be the change we wish to see in the world. -Ghandi.

    I want to show my students that with the help of others we can loan $1,000,000…
  • International Students Changing the World

    International Students Changing the World

    7 members have lent $79,275 in 2,501 loans
    Worldwide Category: Schools Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: As responsible world citizens we want sustainable growth and a successful future for all of the planet's inhabitants.