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3,589 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Silvia's Book Club

    Silvia's Book Club

    1 members have lent $31,475 in 762 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.
  • Dune Guy Day Every Day

    Dune Guy Day Every Day

    13 members have lent $29,375 in 1,100 loans
    USA & Canada Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We want to embrace the spirit of giving all year long.
  • investees

    investees

    13 members have lent $28,875 in 1,151 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 $26,550 in 1,047 loans
    Everywhere Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: WE CAN!!!
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    36 members have lent $26,075 in 979 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 $26,050 in 988 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.
  • Random Act Of Kindness

    Random Act Of Kindness

    24 members have lent $25,875 in 1,019 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.
  • Wee Change

    12 members have lent $25,500 in 307 loans
    Across The Globe Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2013
  • Team Middle East

    Team Middle East

    31 members have lent $25,450 in 655 loans
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: We want to help all regardless of religion or color