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Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 101 members have lent $86,000 in 2,513 loansFrom all over! Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008We loan because: we want to enable the individual. We encourage people's initiative and drive to help themselves.
- 72 members have lent $84,850 in 3,286 loansSweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008We loan because: we can!
- 280 members have lent $83,775 in 3,014 loansPennsylvania, USA Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2009We loan because: We would like the opportunity to give back to the different countries and locations where we send travelers.
- 262 members have lent $76,700 in 2,911 loansAll over the world Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009We loan because: "We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne." -Marcus Aurelius
- 43 members have lent $71,675 in 2,852 loansLos Angeles, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jan, 2010We loan because: We believe that giving people the opportunity to make income is the most sustainable way to bring the masses out of poverty.
- 7 members have lent $51,600 in 1,982 loansCategory: Friends Team since: Dec, 2009
- 21 members have lent $48,850 in 1,903 loansWorldWide Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009We loan because: People can and want to be better economically. We believe this can be done by providing assistance to individuals who are driven to move away from poverty. We believe in Filipino Bayanihan !
- 134 members have lent $48,725 in 1,621 loansKilgoris, Kenya Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
- 6 members have lent $47,775 in 225 loansHolland Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
- 108 members have lent $47,000 in 1,728 loansQueenstown, New Zealand Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2009We loan because: We like helping entrepreneurs around the world do great things for their families and their communities.