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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

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3,533 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • investees

    investees

    12 members have lent $27,700 in 1,105 loans
    Worldwide Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: investing in people is the best investment of all.
  • Karma friends

    Karma friends

    29 members have lent $25,575 in 1,008 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: WE CAN!!!
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    35 members have lent $25,375 in 951 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…
  • Emphasizing The Positive

    Emphasizing The Positive

    10 members have lent $24,675 in 933 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.
  • Hesperians

    3 members have lent $24,025 in 179 loans
    USA Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We can, we feel we should, or generally just want to.
  • Random Act Of Kindness

    Random Act Of Kindness

    23 members have lent $22,775 in 895 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.
  • Team Middle East

    Team Middle East

    23 members have lent $22,750 in 596 loans
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: We want to help all regardless of religion or color