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3,336 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Friends of Al Majmoua

    Friends of Al Majmoua

    29 members have lent $22,325 in 829 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…
  • Silvia's Book Club

    Silvia's Book Club

    1 members have lent $22,300 in 484 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.
  • Emphasizing The Positive

    Emphasizing The Positive

    10 members have lent $21,275 in 813 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

    10 members have lent $21,125 in 775 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…
  • The Wizard's Team

    The Wizard's Team

    9 members have lent $20,125 in 743 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 $19,900 in 587 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.
  • The Pros from Dover

    The Pros from Dover

    11 members have lent $19,675 in 781 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.