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1,609 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • NTNU

    NTNU

    42 members have lent $94,000 in 3,369 loans
    Trondheim, Norway Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Mar, 2010
    We loan because: We believe in entrepreneurship as a way to make poverty history.
  • Rice University

    Rice University

    106 members have lent $89,800 in 3,433 loans
    Houston, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Boston College

    Boston College

    99 members have lent $89,050 in 2,160 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    179 members have lent $77,875 in 2,839 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

    277 members have lent $70,425 in 2,576 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…
  • University of Maryland

    University of Maryland

    102 members have lent $65,100 in 2,563 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.
  • Luther College

    Luther College

    80 members have lent $62,850 in 2,296 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.
  • The Ohio State University

    The Ohio State University

    148 members have lent $61,550 in 2,418 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