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3,514 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • BLOCK13

    BLOCK13

    16 members have lent $43,325 in 1,713 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.
  • Get Momentum

    Get Momentum

    33 members have lent $41,975 in 1,079 loans
    Ojai, CA Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009
  • 8mars

    8mars

    21 members have lent $41,925 in 1,655 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…
  • Better World

    6 members have lent $41,825 in 1,647 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: To help make the world better
  • 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…

    191 members have lent $38,325 in 1,447 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 $37,600 in 1,452 loans
    United States Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2009
  • The Million Dollar Project

    The Million Dollar Project

    129 members have lent $36,375 in 1,375 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 $34,900 in 1,309 loans
    Bay Area, California, USA Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: alpacas are altruistic
  • Nanofinance Alliance

    Nanofinance Alliance

    17 members have lent $34,825 in 348 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: Every single one of us realizes we had to depend on someone to give us a start, a hope, or a chance. Whether that help from our parents, family, neighbors, or friends we realized it is our turn to pass on the blessings…