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3,339 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Friends Across Oceans

    Friends Across Oceans

    58 members have lent $31,600 in 1,255 loans
    Category: Friends Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: We want to extend a helping hand across the miles and across oceans. By helping others build or strengthen their businesses, we believe we also help families and communities.
  • Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women Changing The World

    Leonie Dawson's Tribe of Shining Women…

    186 members have lent $29,575 in 1,103 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.
  • Dune Guy Day Every Day

    Dune Guy Day Every Day

    13 members have lent $28,100 in 1,049 loans
    USA & Canada Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We want to embrace the spirit of giving all year long.
  • Teddy Bears Love to Help

    Teddy Bears Love to Help

    5 members have lent $27,775 in 1,075 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.
  • Jimmy Eat World

    Jimmy Eat World

    134 members have lent $26,650 in 1,016 loans
    Arizona Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want others to have the opportunity to make a better life for themselves and those around them.
  • investees

    investees

    10 members have lent $25,675 in 1,024 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: investing in people is the best investment of all.
  • Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    3 members have lent $24,550 in 974 loans
    Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2011
    We loan because: we follow Jesus.
  • Karma friends

    Karma friends

    26 members have lent $23,200 in 913 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: WE CAN!!!
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    29 members have lent $22,375 in 831 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: the Lebanese Association for development - Al Majmoua is an independent, Non Profit Non Governmental Organization helping people to progress out of poverty no matter if they are locals or Palestinian refugees in the…