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3,395 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    31 members have lent $23,275 in 867 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…
  • Hesperians

    3 members have lent $23,025 in 167 loans
    USA Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We can, we feel we should, or generally just want to.
  • The Pros from Dover

    The Pros from Dover

    12 members have lent $23,000 in 914 loans
    France, Italy, Switzerland and the United States Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
    We loan because: It's a great and sustainable way to help people who are less fortunate.
  • Emphasizing The Positive

    Emphasizing The Positive

    10 members have lent $22,150 in 848 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.
  • The Dhar Group

    The Dhar Group

    11 members have lent $21,150 in 776 loans
    Boston, Massachusetts Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: We've seen first hand the incredible power of microlending to build sustainable businesses and create infrastructure to provide for basic needs. And we believe that our friends will join us to make the world a…
  • Cole's Friends

    Cole's Friends

    21 members have lent $20,375 in 806 loans
    Planet Earth Category: Friends Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: Cole Gittinger is gone, but in celebration of the way he lived and traveled this is a way to let some of your money see the world (and help people in the process). Lend $25 out via Kiva, and when it's paid back,…
  • The Wizard's Team

    The Wizard's Team

    10 members have lent $20,200 in 746 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.