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3,569 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Better World

    6 members have lent $48,425 in 1,911 loans
    San Francisco Bay Area Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: To help make the world better
  • Chile

    Chile

    60 members have lent $48,050 in 1,870 loans
    United States Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2009
  • 8mars

    8mars

    21 members have lent $45,100 in 1,782 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…
  • BLOCK13

    BLOCK13

    16 members have lent $45,025 in 1,781 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.
  • Cocochoo

    4 members have lent $44,850 in 317 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2008
  • Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women Changing The World

    Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women…

    203 members have lent $43,725 in 1,647 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.
  • Get Momentum

    Get Momentum

    32 members have lent $42,625 in 1,105 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.
  • The Million Dollar Project

    The Million Dollar Project

    129 members have lent $38,000 in 1,437 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!
  • Teddy Bears Love to Help

    Teddy Bears Love to Help

    8 members have lent $37,250 in 1,448 loans
    Australia Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: Others are in need and we have the ability to help so why don't we.