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3,419 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Bubblan

    Bubblan

    74 members have lent $90,150 in 3,489 loans
    Sweden Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we can!
  • The Road

    The Road

    103 members have lent $89,825 in 2,632 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.
  • Friendly Planet Travel

    Friendly Planet Travel

    282 members have lent $89,050 in 3,208 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.
  • Endangered Beekeepers

    Endangered Beekeepers

    268 members have lent $81,250 in 3,090 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

    45 members have lent $76,225 in 3,034 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

    139 members have lent $56,850 in 1,936 loans
    Kilgoris, Kenya Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
  • Philippines : 25 Venture

    Philippines : 25 Venture

    25 members have lent $50,900 in 1,985 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 !
  • Druppel

    7 members have lent $50,300 in 234 loans
    Holland Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • Team Stuck In Customs

    Team Stuck In Customs

    108 members have lent $49,500 in 1,826 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.