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435 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • Kenny B. – That’s how he/we roll!

    Kenny B. – That’s how he/we roll!

    10 members have lent $20,525 in 416 loans
    We Are Everywhere Category: Memorials Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: We’d like to honor the memory of Kenny B, who was a lover of life, travel and all things auto. Kenny explored, without prejudice or judgment, the inner workings and outer boundaries of experience. This cause is in his…
  • LDS - Honoring our Japanese Heritage

    LDS - Honoring our Japanese Heritage

    19 members have lent $20,350 in 786 loans
    Highland, Utah & Beyond Category: Memorials Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: We want the world to be a better place and give opportunites to those living in poverty a chance to improve their lives.
  • Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    Ben Balto-Bongard Memorial Fund

    35 members have lent $17,675 in 505 loans
    Minneapolis, Minnesota Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: Ben believed microfinance helped people help themselves. He dedicated his time and effort to building the Microfinance Alliance and educating people on ways they can get involved. He believed in sustainable ways to…
  • Bo - a celebration

    Bo - a celebration

    129 members have lent $16,200 in 597 loans
    Oxford, UK Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2014
    We loan because: Kiva allows those with little income or erratic income to give to those more disadvantage than themselves – and to give generously - by repeatedly re-distributing the original donation each month.
  • In Memory of Chris Nutile

    In Memory of Chris Nutile

    46 members have lent $15,025 in 504 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: We want to continue the passion that Chris had about his favorite Charity.
  • In Memory of Paul Lambert

    In Memory of Paul Lambert

    142 members have lent $14,800 in 525 loans
    The World Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2014
    We loan because: We all want to remember Paul.
  • For Nita

    For Nita

    12 members have lent $14,575 in 571 loans
    California Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: Nita taught us to share.
  • Federico Cosolo

    Federico Cosolo

    24 members have lent $13,825 in 544 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: Federico believed that together we could build a better world. Kiva gives us a chance to honor his memory and continue to work towards his vision...
  • Glenn J Morris' Merciful Ninjas

    Glenn J Morris' Merciful Ninjas

    14 members have lent $12,675 in 492 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We believe empathy and compassion are the most rewarding part of being human.
  • Team OPS

    Team OPS

    36 members have lent $12,325 in 453 loans
    World Wide Category: Memorials Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: Change in the world can only happen one step at a time. We all can make that difference.