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1,693 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • NTNU


    53 members have lent $108,750 in 3,949 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

    111 members have lent $94,875 in 3,626 loans
    Houston, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    191 members have lent $86,275 in 3,129 loans
    Madison, Wisconsin Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe we can make a change in this world.
  • USC


    290 members have lent $82,600 in 3,034 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

    111 members have lent $78,350 in 3,090 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.
  • Textbooks For Change

    Textbooks For Change

    11 members have lent $74,325 in 792 loans
    London, Ontario, Canada Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2012
    We loan because: Giving back is the only way to move forward