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3,416 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Mondololloso Games Team

    Mondololloso Games Team

    9 members have lent $33,075 in 1,319 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!!!
  • Friends Across Oceans

    Friends Across Oceans

    60 members have lent $31,900 in 1,267 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.
  • Teddy Bears Love to Help

    Teddy Bears Love to Help

    7 members have lent $30,875 in 1,197 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

    133 members have lent $28,700 in 1,097 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.
  • Dune Guy Day Every Day

    Dune Guy Day Every Day

    13 members have lent $28,475 in 1,064 loans
    USA & Canada Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We want to embrace the spirit of giving all year long.
  • Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    Bracken Ridge Baptist Church

    4 members have lent $26,650 in 1,058 loans
    Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia Category: Friends Team since: Dec, 2011
    We loan because: we follow Jesus.
  • investees


    12 members have lent $26,275 in 1,048 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: investing in people is the best investment of all.
  • Silvia's Book Club

    Silvia's Book Club

    1 members have lent $24,825 in 555 loans
    San Diego, California Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: we read a book, Half the Sky, which inspired us to support microfinancing for women.
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    32 members have lent $23,950 in 894 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…