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1,581 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Rice University

    Rice University

    101 members have lent $87,425 in 3,345 loans
    Houston, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • NTNU

    NTNU

    37 members have lent $87,025 in 3,092 loans
    Trondheim, Norway Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Mar, 2010
    We loan because: We believe in entrepreneurship as a way to make poverty history.
  • Boston College

    Boston College

    97 members have lent $86,550 in 2,072 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    175 members have lent $71,575 in 2,617 loans
    Madison, Wisconsin Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe we can make a change in this world.
  • USC

    USC

    272 members have lent $66,225 in 2,423 loans
    Los Angeles, California Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: we want to empower people, foster sustainability and provide them with the tools and skills to make a life for themselves. "Give a man a fish and feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and feed him for a…
  • Luther College

    Luther College

    75 members have lent $59,650 in 2,211 loans
    Decorah, Iowa Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in serving each other as part of our daily lives. We believe in peace without borders.
  • University of Maryland

    University of Maryland

    101 members have lent $58,600 in 2,304 loans
    College Park Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because of many reasons, but we are joined by the years we spent at College Park, though not necessarily at the same time.
  • The Ohio State University

    The Ohio State University

    144 members have lent $56,025 in 2,203 loans
    Columbus, OH Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we can make a difference in our global community.
    GO BUCKS!!!!!! O-H-I-O