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452 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Eric and Penny's wedding

    Eric and Penny's wedding

    9 members have lent $13,750 in 536 loans
    Lafayette, Colorado Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: It's a great opportunity to make a difference in the world.
  • Julia & Russell's Wedding

    Julia & Russell's Wedding

    39 members have lent $13,675 in 463 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.
  • WFI Summer Challenge

    WFI Summer Challenge

    24 members have lent $11,975 in 449 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

    56 members have lent $10,800 in 391 loans
    Anywhere Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Bloggers uniting can make a huge impact!
  • The BAF

    The BAF

    6 members have lent $10,625 in 411 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

    4 members have lent $9,700 in 152 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 $9,475 in 323 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 $9,375 in 143 loans
    Charlotte, NC Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2012
    We loan because: We're celebrating Ernest and Corinna's journey together
  • Celso and Laura's Wedding

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    18 members have lent $9,300 in 278 loans
    Orange County, California Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
  • 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.