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3,571 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Bubblan

    Bubblan

    75 members have lent $97,475 in 3,781 loans
    Sweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we can!
  • Friendly Planet Travel

    Friendly Planet Travel

    285 members have lent $97,300 in 3,525 loans
    Pennsylvania, USA Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We would like the opportunity to give back to the different countries and locations where we send travelers.
  • The Road

    The Road

    104 members have lent $93,450 in 2,758 loans
    From all over! Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: we want to enable the individual. We encourage people's initiative and drive to help themselves.
  • Endangered Beekeepers

    Endangered Beekeepers

    292 members have lent $90,300 in 3,412 loans
    All over the world Category: Friends Team since: May, 2009
    We 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
  • TaP Micro-Financing Group

    TaP Micro-Financing Group

    46 members have lent $84,325 in 3,358 loans
    Los Angeles, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We believe that giving people the opportunity to make income is the most sustainable way to bring the masses out of poverty.
  • Tareto Maa

    Tareto Maa

    154 members have lent $73,900 in 2,589 loans
    Kilgoris, Kenya Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
  • Druppel

    7 members have lent $60,025 in 316 loans
    Holland Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • Team Stuck In Customs

    Team Stuck In Customs

    117 members have lent $57,675 in 2,083 loans
    Queenstown, New Zealand Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We like helping entrepreneurs around the world do great things for their families and their communities.
  • Philippines : 25 Venture

    Philippines : 25 Venture

    28 members have lent $50,975 in 1,988 loans
    WorldWide Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We 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 !