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1,807 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

    Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

    2 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Asheville, NC United States Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: One person's contribution does make a difference. We represent a generation of young adults and their desire to make a difference in the global arena. If, as a community, we can empower just one person to lend…
  • University of Stavanger

    University of Stavanger

    4 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Stavanger Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: Poverty and lack of opportunity saps people's energies, lowers their confidence and disempowers them. Enterprise is not a cure all but for many it can provide the best and only way to improve their situation…
  • Texas Microfinance Group

    Texas Microfinance Group

    4 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    The University of Texas at Austin Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe that microfinance is a very effective means of creating economic empowerment and furthering social justice.
  • LOCO2L HEROES University of Duisburg-Essen

    LOCO2L HEROES University of Duisburg-Essen

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    University of Duisburg-Essen Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Microlending is part of our effort to create a university project that aims at establishing a climate leadership culture at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
  • IU Vs. Purdue- Changing Lives Challenge (IU Side)

    IU Vs. Purdue- Changing Lives Challenge (IU…

    2 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Bloomington, Indiana Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Changing the world is up to us! These people are much less fortunate then we are so were sharing the love! Plus IU is better than Purdue at everything!
  • CUAA

    18 members have lent $25 in 1 loans
    Ann Arbor Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Jan, 2017
    We loan because: We are #CUAADOERS