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3,529 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Better World

    6 members have lent $44,350 in 1,748 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: To help make the world better
  • BLOCK13

    BLOCK13

    16 members have lent $44,350 in 1,754 loans
    Singapore Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: Make a Difference to the Underpreviledged, Marginalized and Oppressed.

    One Who Is Gracious To The Poor Lacks Nothing.
  • 8mars

    8mars

    21 members have lent $43,275 in 1,709 loans
    mostly Norway and Denmark (or expats of the two) Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: We are lucky to live in one of the richest countries in the world and in a country where women have the freedom and opportunity to achieve virtually everything. We want to show solidarity with our sisters in the rest of…
  • Get Momentum

    Get Momentum

    32 members have lent $42,250 in 1,090 loans
    Ojai, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009
  • Ultra Kiva

    Ultra Kiva

    27 members have lent $40,425 in 1,603 loans
    All Over Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We can, and we care.
  • Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women Changing The World

    Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women…

    203 members have lent $40,200 in 1,520 loans
    International Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2012
    We loan because: ... we know we can make the world of difference. We loan because we are called to it, heart and soul. We loan because there are others who are suffering, and we know we can help.
  • Chile

    Chile

    60 members have lent $39,175 in 1,515 loans
    United States Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2009
  • The Million Dollar Project

    The Million Dollar Project

    129 members have lent $37,125 in 1,405 loans
    NYC Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: The Million Dollar Project: If we get 2000 members, then at $25/member over 10 years with 19 re-loans we will invest $1,000,000 entrepreneurs in developing countries. Be a part of it!
  • Alpacas for Altruism

    Alpacas for Altruism

    13 members have lent $35,725 in 1,342 loans
    Bay Area, California, USA Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: alpacas are altruistic
  • Mondololloso Games Team

    Mondololloso Games Team

    9 members have lent $35,475 in 1,415 loans
    Italia Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Perchè aiutare è bello e non costa nulla, perchè anche gli altri sono parte di noi, perchè vogliamo condividere un po' di quello che abbiamo, perchè ci piace farlo!!!