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3,890 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Philippines : 25 Venture

    Philippines : 25 Venture

    32 members have lent $51,100 in 1,993 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 !
  • Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    4 members have lent $50,300 in 2,004 loans
    Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2011
    We loan because: we follow Jesus.
  • Teddy Bears Love to Help

    Teddy Bears Love to Help

    6 members have lent $50,300 in 1,964 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.
  • Random Act Of Kindness

    Random Act Of Kindness

    29 members have lent $49,300 in 1,942 loans
    London Category: Friends Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: We have quite a lot - others have not so much. It would therefore appear to be the right thing to do.
  • Mondololloso Games Team

    Mondololloso Games Team

    9 members have lent $47,675 in 1,903 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!!!
  • Trangyi


    2 members have lent $47,225 in 1,867 loans
    New York, NY Category: Friends Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe in paying it forward.
  • Team Middle East

    Team Middle East

    38 members have lent $45,900 in 1,127 loans
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates & world wide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: We want to help all regardless of religion, color or race
  • The Million Dollar Project

    The Million Dollar Project

    137 members have lent $45,625 in 1,702 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!
  • BLOCK13


    16 members have lent $45,325 in 1,793 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.
  • Arirang


    8 members have lent $44,075 in 1,762 loans
    Korea Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2013
    We loan because: The Korean saga that is often referred to as the "Miracle on the Han River" was possible on the basis of the help from other countries. Now it is time to repay for it. As a Korean, we would like to share more…