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448 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Julia & Russell's Wedding

    Julia & Russell's Wedding

    38 members have lent $13,475 in 455 loans
    Hong Kong Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: This is a wonderful charity and would love the opportunity to do our bit to help alleviate poverty.
  • Eric and Penny's wedding

    Eric and Penny's wedding

    8 members have lent $13,350 in 520 loans
    Lafayette, Colorado Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: It's a great opportunity to make a difference in the world.
  • WFI Summer Challenge

    WFI Summer Challenge

    23 members have lent $11,850 in 444 loans
    Ingolstadt, Germany Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We believe in entrepreneurship and strong people who take their lives into their own hands - If seed capital is the only missing piece to help somebody get started, we're more than happy to provide it!
  • Blog Action Day

    Blog Action Day

    55 members have lent $10,750 in 389 loans
    Anywhere Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Bloggers uniting can make a huge impact!
  • The BAF

    The BAF

    5 members have lent $10,300 in 398 loans
    The Nordic countries Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2010
    We loan because: It is a small amount for us but a big amount for the entrepreneurs (BAF = The Birthday & Anniversary Foundation)
  • Solfrid&Jan Helge 2x50 years

    Solfrid&Jan Helge 2x50 years

    3 members have lent $9,550 in 146 loans
    Kristiansand, Norway Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: Our generous friends voted for lending to Kiva.
  • $3000 for Megan's 30th

    $3000 for Megan's 30th

    20 members have lent $9,325 in 317 loans
    Worldwide Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: At a certain point in life, birthday presents are silly.
  • Ernest and Corinna Fund

    Ernest and Corinna Fund

    13 members have lent $9,225 in 139 loans
    Charlotte, NC Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2012
    We loan because: We're celebrating Ernest and Corinna's journey together
  • Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    Sam and Mitch's Wedding

    4 members have lent $9,225 in 254 loans
    Adelaide, South Australia Category: Events Team since: May, 2010
    We loan because: This is a great way to help disadvantaged people across the world - promoting empowerment and making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of individuals, families and communities.
  • Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    28 members have lent $9,000 in 338 loans
    Toronto, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: To celebrate my 40th birthday I wanted to do something different than just the usual party. I chose to support Kiva because it demonstrates the power of the individual to affect change.