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3,211 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Perkins family

    15 members have lent $24,350 in 909 loans
    United States Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We are fortunate to have more than we need and believe in helping others help themselves.
  • The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    The Turk Family Christmas Fund

    1 members have lent $22,025 in 784 loans
    Australia Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2009
    We loan because: We were sick of wasting time and money buying Christmas presents for each other that no one really needed or even particularly wanted. So we decided to do something positive with the money instead. We've been going…


    2 members have lent $22,000 in 877 loans
    USA Category: Families Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: People have helped us and we want to return the favor
  • Team Potluri/Okada

    Team Potluri/Okada

    2 members have lent $20,900 in 788 loans
    US & Japan Category: Families Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: We would like to make a difference, however small it is, somewhere in the world.
  • Barozzi's


    6 members have lent $20,875 in 826 loans
    worldwide Category: Families Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: everyone of us is special...
    as everybody else on earth...
  • Next Next Generation

    Next Next Generation

    8 members have lent $20,325 in 808 loans
    North Vancouver Canada Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want our grandchildren to grow up with empathy for those less fortunate and willingness to use their own funds for projects that might help other families succeed.