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3,217 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    28 members have lent $20,200 in 761 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…
  • The Wizard's Team

    The Wizard's Team

    9 members have lent $20,050 in 740 loans
    USA Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We appreciate our prosperity and grateful for the chance to help others improve their lives.
  • U R US and WE R U

    U R US and WE R U

    24 members have lent $19,750 in 583 loans
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to empower individuals to break the vicious cycle of poverty.
  • Emphasizing The Positive

    Emphasizing The Positive

    10 members have lent $19,550 in 750 loans
    Snohomish and many more pockets of good Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We want to encourage more ripple effects of goodness to reach far and wide.
  • Silvia's Book Club

    Silvia's Book Club

    1 members have lent $19,375 in 396 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.


    3 members have lent $18,900 in 735 loans
    Las Vegas Category: Friends Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: my Mum said I had to
  • Women in Capital Markets

    Women in Capital Markets

    5 members have lent $18,100 in 627 loans
    Canada Category: Friends Team since: Mar, 2012
    We loan because: We believe in the multiplier effect of supplying capital to women - supporting a woman in opening or growing a business enables her to buy food and housing for her family, send her children to school, and contribute to…