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Lending teams are self-organized groups where members can connect with one another and rally around shared lending goals.
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- 11 members have lent $20,900 in 427 loansWe Are Everywhere Category: Memorials Team since: Jun, 2009We 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…
- 8 members have lent $20,525 in 778 loansUK Category: Memorials Team since: Sep, 2009We loan because: In memory of Neil Desai who tragically passed away from an undiagnosed heart condition on his 22nd birthday in 2008.
In 2006 before attending university Neil travelled the world. He played squash and…
- 134 members have lent $19,075 in 709 loansOxford, UK Category: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2014We 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.
- 36 members have lent $18,625 in 524 loansMinneapolis, Minnesota Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2010We 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…
- 142 members have lent $17,900 in 641 loansThe World Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2014We loan because: We all want to remember Paul.
- 47 members have lent $15,750 in 532 loansCategory: Memorials Team since: Jan, 2011We loan because: We want to continue the passion that Chris had about his favorite Charity.
- 13 members have lent $15,525 in 609 loansCalifornia Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2009We loan because: Nita taught us to share.
- 25 members have lent $14,550 in 573 loansCategory: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2011We 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...
- 80 members have lent $13,175 in 508 loansWorld Category: Memorials Team since: Aug, 2011We loan because: we help people help themselves.
- 15 members have lent $13,100 in 509 loansCategory: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2009We loan because: We believe empathy and compassion are the most rewarding part of being human.