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12 open lending teams in all categories
  • Armenia

    Armenia

    229 members have lent $170,900 in 5,798 loans
    World-wide Category: Field Partner Fans Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: we want to be part of a global community that aims to sustainably alleviate poverty
  • Crazy Country Collectors

    Crazy Country Collectors

    220 members have lent $59,275 in 2,343 loans
    Category: Common Interest Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: We are crazy about lending to as many different countries as we possibly can. Some collect stamps or coins, but we collect countries!
  • Slow and Steady Lenders

    Slow and Steady Lenders

    113 members have lent $17,500 in 508 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Sep, 2013
    We loan because: We want to help established and trusted Field Partners, based primarily in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, fund loans to borrowers, with a view to helping larger than average and longer term loans.

  • World Vision

    World Vision

    18 members have lent $8,950 in 338 loans
    Around the globe Category: Common Interest Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: World Vision brings meaningful development to struggling communities through child sponsorship - builds medical clinics, schools, digs wells, assists with farming practices...then moves on.
  • 30% Max

    30% Max

    20 members have lent $2,750 in 110 loans
    New York, NY Category: Common Interest Team since: Oct, 2011
    We loan because: We want to change the World without predatory practices. We believe microloan interests should be as low as possible: 30% (PY/APR) Maximum. We are the only team we are aware that has this cap.
  • Armenian

    Armenian

    6 members have lent $1,175 in 30 loans
    Worldwide Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2012
    We loan because: We want to support the people of Armenia.
  • Linkgard Armenia

    Linkgard Armenia

    3 members have lent $900 in 26 loans
    Yerevan, Armenia Category: Businesses Team since: Dec, 2012
    We loan because: We care about Armenia's development and want to foster it in any way we can.
  • Asia

    Asia

    22 members have lent $750 in 26 loans
    Asia, Earth Category: Local Area Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: We want to help others.
  • ianyanmag

    ianyanmag

    7 members have lent $350 in 14 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2010
    We loan because: We love Armenia
  • Endangered physics teacher

    2 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    World Category: Common Interest Team since: Jul, 2014
    We loan because: Be it in Armenia, Honduras or in any other country, we will always struggle to support this endangered specie :-)